Bride's Choice (Montrose shape)

A beautiful design of blue flowers and grey leaves decorates the white china in the Montrose shape. This pattern was produced from 1963 to 1997 but in several shapes at different moments during this period. Marked Bride's Choice Royal Albert Paragon.

We also have items in this pattern from when it was produced in the Grecian and Elizabeth shape by Paragon China.

PABD-01 Cup and saucer (3 available) $28
PABD-05 Fruit nappy (1 available) $30
PABD-06 Bread and butter plate (2 available) $16
PABD-12 Tab-handled cake plate(1 available) $40
PABD-22 Oval tab-handled sugar and creamer tray (1 available) $32

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Royal Albert

Royal Albert has its origins in a pottery in Stoke-on-Trent purchased by Thomas Wild in the late 19th century and took on the name Royal Albert in 1904. It was especially known for producing affordable tea and dinner china with a quality of lightness and transluscency that was appreciated by the public.

From the start, Royal Albert patterns were inspired by the English country garden and more specifically by roses. An example of this is "Old Country Rose", designed in 1962 by Harold Holdcroft, which is the china pattern that is most widely sold in the world.

In 2002, all production of Royal Albert bone china in England was stopped and its production was relocated to Indonesia. Royal Albert is now part of Waterford Wedgwood.

All the bone china on this site was manufacted by Royal Albert before 2002 and therefore has the "Made in Enland" stamp on the underside.