Item of The Week - Spode Bute Shape Cup and Saucer c.1808

Mother’s Day is celebrated on Sunday 31st March this year in the United Kingdom and typically during the months of March & May across the rest of the globe and is a day where we celebrate motherhood and honour and show thanks to our mother figures, so if you haven’t already organised a special treat for your mum, you may want to consider our Item of The Week.

This Superb Spode Bute Shape Cup & Saucer would make the perfect gift for your mum this Mothers Day, especially if she intends on having a relaxing day involving lots of tea drinking!

Dating from 1808 this cup and saucer set is over 200 years old, but despite this, it is in excellent original condition with no wear to the decoration. We’re sure that your Mother would be impressed by this, and how lovely for her to receive a gift with a bit of history to it; Spode was founded by Josiah Spode in 1770 and has more than stood the test of time as a company, producing the finest quality china for decades, and is still being produced today.

This pattern is elaborate yet classy and displays an Imari style oriental pattern that has be hand painted in black, green, red and peach enamels and both pieces are highlighted with sumptuous gilding. This striking set is sure to make your mum feel sophisticated and is sure to trounce any previous gifts bought!

So, treat your mum this Mother’s Day, buy her this wonderful antique set, let her put her feet up and give her the stress free, relaxing day she deserves.

This early 19th Century cup and saucer set is for sale from Roger Stretch Antiques for £120

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