PAIR OF MATCHPOTS

Spode c.1815

$850.00 SOLD

Height 4-1/4 inches. Japanese pattern # 967 in the Imari palette; underglaze blue, iron red, peach and green with gold accents.

This pattern is known as a "candlelight" pattern as it shows so well in artificial light.

Also called spill vases these are a true pair with the mark of the same painter.


Reference Spode by Leonard Whiter. Illustration 232.

Rubbing to gold rims .

  Matchpots or spill vases were made to hold rolled-up strips of paper or thin wood tapers used to light candles. They were often part of the garniture on the mantelpiece.

Red mark "Spode", #967 & painter's mark on reverse.

: PORCELAIN : POTTERY : GLASS : SILVER