|Florence pattern cup and saucer
Copeland Spode china
William Copeland acquired the Spode factory in 1847. The company introduced the original Florence pattern, based on a Renaissance manuscript, in 1880. It introduced this revised version (pattern 2/8411) in 1928.
On the televison show Desparate Housewives, the character Bree Van de Kamp uses this same china for her fancy dinner parties.