DESCRIPTION: Paragon's very rare, beautiful Wild Roses with yellow ground pedestal tea cup and saucer set with the double warrant stamp! It features wild, yellow and white roses and green leaves, set against a rich, yellow ground with a bright white exterior. The centers of the flowers are hand enameled in green, and both pieces are trimmed with hand painted gold. Now discontinued, this pattern was manufactured from 1939 to 1949. It was available in yellow and pink ground.
COLORS: Yellow, green, white, & gold. A couple, tiny spots in the gold trim of the saucer, a couple light scratches along a flower petal, a few white specks in the yellow ground of the saucer, and a couple, light scratches on the white underside of the saucer. TEA CUP HEIGHT: 2 3/8 in (6 cm). TEA CUP WIDTH: 3 15/16 in (10 cm) / 4 7/8 in (12.4 cm) including the handle. SAUCER HEIGHT: 1 in (2.5 cm).SAUCER DIAMETER: 5 9/16 in (14 cm). MARKINGS: Both the tea cup and the saucer are stamped on the bottom with the double warrant backstamp used from 1939 to 1949. The Star China company was founded in 1897 as a partnership. Between Herbert Aynsley great-grandson of the founder os Aynsley China. And Hugh Irving, trading until 1919, and using. As a trade name from about 1900. In 1919, after Aynsley's retirement the company name was changed to Paragon China Company Limited. Irving's two sons subsequently became managing directors. In its early history the firm manufactured tea and breakfast wares, exporting to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. However, in the 1930s, Paragon expanded both its market, to include the Americas, and its range of products to include dinnerware.
Also at this time, Paragon began its move towards creating a smokeless factory, installing electric kilns. The 1960s saw the company change hands several times, owned for a while by T. Wild, then forming part of Allied English Potteries, then becoming part of Royal Doulton.The item "Paragon Yellow Wild Rose Tea Cup Saucer Teacup Bone China England A401 Vintage" is in sale since Tuesday, April 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Paragon". The seller is "whatsgonearoundvintage" and is located in Madison, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.