G6404

A striking pattern of hand-painted raised enamel in turquoise along with lustre silver foliage on a cream-coloured background. The slightly scalloped rim is trimmed in platinum. There is a brown double-royal mark on the underside which indicates it was produced from 1939-1949. Marked Paragon G6404 on the underside.
PAG6404-01.4 Spare cup for the cup and saucer set (1 available) $10
PAG6404-06 Bread and butter plate (1 available) $16
PAG6404-12 Tab-handled cake plate (1 available) $40

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Paragon

Paragon started out as "Star China" in 1897 and only started using "Paragon" as a trade name around 1903. In 1919, the company name was changed to "Paragon China Company Ltd". Known initially for its tea and breakfast fine bone porcelain it expanded in the 1930's into a full range of dinner ware as well as greatly expanding its export markets.

The fine quality of its china brought it several royal warrants of appointments from Queen Mary, the Queen Mohter and Queen Elizabeth.

In the 1960's Paragon was purchased by Royal Albert who for several years continued to produce some its more popular patterns until 1992. Eventually, Royal Albert was also bought out by Royal Doulton.