Paragon Tinker Tailor Series Plate by Louis Wain - (Sold)

Stock No. 364 

A rare Paragon China "Tinker Tailor Series" tea plate, introduced in 1918, designed by Louis Wain, entitled "The Aeroplane Journey" and incorporating his signature below the design. The plate is transfer printed and hand decorated in coloured enamels, and the illustration depicts two cats dressed in suits seated upright in the open cockpit of an aeroplane of the period.
Condition is particularly good with bright unworn colours to the illustration and with no damage or restoration and little or no wear.
Marked to the base with the Paragon star mark and "PARAGON CHINA ENGLAND Tinker Tailor Series"

Dimensions :
diameter : 6.8 inches

(This plate is listed and illustrated in Maureen Batkin's "Gifts for Good Children" Vol. 2 pp.120)