Beautiful blue and white glazed earthenware tea or coffee service for four in the Ermine pattern by Copeland Spode, 1930s. The shape is called "Centurion" and is hallmarked as a "United States Design", registered in England in 1931. The shape is characterized by its lovely egg and dart borders, fleur de lis and iron cross transfer on the surround, feathered handles and finials, and a pattern of vertical arrows with dots. The set consists of a coffee or tea pot with lid, a lidded double-handle sugar bowl, a creamer, 4 cups, and 4 saucers.
The full size coffee or tea pot stands a stately 11" tall to the top of the grand finial. The creamer stands 5" tall, while the covered sugar bowl measures 7 1/2" handle to handle and 5 3/4" tall to the top of lid finial. The saucers are 5" in diameter, and the cups are 2 1/2" tall.
All pieces are in very good condition with no chips or cracks. the tea or coffee pot and sugar bowl are marked with the Copeland Spode stamp mark, and all pieces (except lids) are marked as pictured with Spode Ermine Centurion United States Design Letters Patent 84384 England Rd 762867.
The set will ship via FedEx Ground/Home Delivery, insurance included.