It is a sheet or all-over pattern comprised of intertwining sunflowers and convolvulus (also known as bindweed or morning glories). The color is a rich and varied cobalt. You can learn more about the pattern by visiting the Spode Exhibition Online, http://spodeceramics.com/pottery/printed-designs/patterns/sunflower-convolvulus If you haven't visited this exhibition before, you are in for a rare treat. It is truly a virtual Spode Museum.
|Spode's Convolvulus or Sunflower Pattern platter, c. 1812, 18.5 inches by 12.25 inches|