Paragon Mother Goose Series Tea Plate by Chloe Preston - (Sold)

Stock No. 225 

A scarce Paragon porcelain child's teaplate, hand painted in enamels, from the Mother Goose series introduced in 1918 and designed by Chloe Preston. The teaplate is decorated with an illustration of a little girl with her pet dog greeting an old lady in a landscape, and the nursery rhyme "As I was going up Pippen Hill, Pippen Hill was dirty - There I met a pretty miss, And she dropped me a curtsey". Condition is excellent with no damages or restorations, scratches or wear. Marked to base with the Paragon Star mark and "PARAGON CHINA ENGLAND Mother Goose Series".

Dimensions :
Diameter : 5.8 inches

(Note: This scarce pattern is not mentioned in Gifts for Good Children by Maureen Batkin Part 2. pgs.7, 119 & 120 +illus.)