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Copeland Spode Seasons June Tablescape

I set the table with antique  Copeland Spode Seasons tonight. I have a set of green rimmed bowls representing the month of June (scroll right for closeups) int his pattern. I love the cheery hand painted colors on these green Transferware pieces. And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays; Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten … ―James Russell Lowell The Seasons  pattern was introduced in 1837 — the year Queen Victoria ascended to the throne. The name derives as much from the border with its four cherubs, representing Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, as from the centers, which are sometimes named with a month or season.  The centers feature places such as the Alps, Florence, Edinburgh (rare), Italian Garden, Windsor Castle and Vintage of Sorrento. In the late 1990s Seasons was reintroduced as part of the Blue Room collection forming part