Spode Blue Italian was made possible by Josiah Spode’s perfection of blue under-glaze printing in 1784.This collection is a tapestry of blue scene’s and figure’s. Today we have an extensive collection of microwave and dishwasher safe dinnerware, giftware and accessories. This pattern also includes several oven to table items. The 9-1/2-inch Square Salad Bowl adds a contemporary flare to a very traditional pattern.
Continuously produced in England since 1816, the Blue Italian pattern from Spode will easily find a home on a casual or more formal table. Utilizing an underglaze printing process created by Josiah Spode and still employed today, varying shades of blue and white make up the lovely design, adding a 3-dimensional depth to each piece.
Measuring 9-1/2 inches on each side, this Blue Italian square bowl stands 4-3/4 inches high and is the perfect size for serving a side of vegetables, rice, potatoes, or of course a salad. Based upon a late 17th Century drawing, the central design depicts classic Italian ruins in a pastoral setting and decorates the outer bowl as well as the bottom of the vessel. An oversized 18th Century Chinese-inspired floral motif adorns the inner edge of this square bowl, while slightly curved corners complete the unique design. Crafted from Spode’s high-quality earthenware, known as Imperialware, this salad bowl can safely be placed in the microwave or dishwasher.
Spode’s extraordinary Blue Italian design is known for bringing effortless charm and timeless style to homes across the globe since 1816. Over 200 years later, at the centre of those special family moments, elegant dinner parties and as essential accent pieces in the home, Blue Italian is adored as an iconic British design. With its finely detailed 18th century Imari Oriental border encompassing a stunning scene inspired by the Italian countryside and renowned for its strength and durability, Spode’s Blue Italian has something special for everyone, from gifts that will last a lifetime to the roasting dish that serves your family.
Made with the most premium quality porcelain, this stunning square salad bowl by Spode is decorated with the iconic Blue Italian design. The perfect piece for serving a delicious salad, the piece has a unique square shape making for a stylish centrepiece on your dinner table. Carefully crafted for modern day living, the piece is dishwasher, microwave, freezer and oven safe.
This product is designed in our studios in Stoke on Trent, England. This item is manufactured outside of the UK to the stringent quality and craftsmanship that Portmeirion Group is known for.
As Seen on Downton Abbey
Square Serving Bowl measures 9.5-inch in diameter
Dishwasher and Microwave Safe
Highest Quality Earthenware Body
Rock hard, clear glaze to showcase the beauty of the ware