This is a Rare piece of Very Early Spode Porcelain dating c1805.
It is Transfer decorated with assorted Flowers and is pattern 500, which is very early in the factories history of porcelain production.
Although the Spode factory began producing earthenware in 1767 it was not until around 1794 that Spode began to manufacture porcelain in quality in imitation of Sevres in France, which was of a better quality than that Worcester, Derby or Coughley's.
The dish has the handwritten factory mark to the base "Spode 500". There is no Damage or Restoration whatsoever with just some relatively minor age related wear.
In all it is in Very Good Condition and is a rare example of an early pattern from the Spode factory.
Size 11 1/2" (29cm) long, by 7 1/2" (19cm) wide, by 1 5/8" (4cm) high.