Copeland/Spode - Red Roses
This pattern dates from the first period of Josiah Spode, 1805-20.
The border has a beautiful network of fine spirals in typical Spode fashion; it is known as the 'ships border' after a pattern depicting ships in a harbour - an example can be seen in the Spode Museum in Stoke-on-Trent.
An early example in very good condition
A hundred years later the pattern was still being produced, making an interesting comparison:
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