Paragon Nursery Rhyme Mug by John Hassall - (Sold)

Stock No. 224 

A scarce Paragon China child's mug decorated with illustrations by John Hassall of the "Ding Dong Bell" nursery rhyme, and bearing his (small) signature printed within the design. These designs by John Hassall date from 1904 when they first were reported by Paragon China in the Pottery Gazette. They were in production up to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914.
This example is in extremely good condition with no damage or restoration, crazing or rubbing.
The mug is marked to its base with the Paragon Star mark and "PARAGON CHINA ENGLAND".

Dimensions :
height : 2.7 inches.

(cf. Gifts for Good Children by Maureen Batkin Part 2. pgs. 7, 118, 119 + illus.)