Paragon Mother Goose Series Tea Plate by Chloe Preston

Paragon Mother Goose Series Tea Plate by Chloe Preston
Stock No. 471
A scarce Paragon tea plate from the Mother Goose Series circa 1918 designed by Chloe Preston , hand coloured in enamels with an illustration of a child shepherdess with shepherd's crook, dog and a black sheep to accompany the nursery rhyme also printed on the teaplate as follows Baa Baa black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes marry have I, Three bags full. One for my master, And one for my dame, But none for the little boy, Who cries in the lane. Marked with the Paragon star mark, below which PARAGON CHINA ENGLAND Mother Goose Series . Condition is very good with little or no wear to the face of the plate, just 1 professionally and invisibly restored hairline to the rim of the plate. Dimensions : Diameter : 6.1 inches (Cf. Gifts for Good Children The History of Children's China Vol.2 by Maureen Batkin. Listed p.119-120 and design illus. p.119)

Paragon China Future Telling Side Plate by J. A. Robinson

Paragon China Future Telling Side Plate by J. A. Robinson
Stock No. 470
A very scarce 1920s Paragon China Future Telling side plate by J. A. Robinson decorated with a smiling little boy next to a little girl holding a flower (presumably picking of the petals one by one while reciting the rhyme on the plate). Around the edge of the plate are the numbers one through to twelve. The legend on the plate reads " One I love, Two I love, Three I love I say, Four I love with all my heart, Five I cast away, Six, he loves, Seven, she loves, Eight both love, Nine he comes, Ten he tarries, Eleven he courts, Twelve he marries " - below which is the printed signature of the designer - J. A. Robinson Condition is in near perfect condition with no damages, restoration or discernable wear or surface scratches. Marked to the base with the Paragon Star mark and PARAGON FINE BONE CHINA MADE IN ENGLAND The Childs Future Telling Series REGD COPYRIGHT. Dimensions : Diameter : 6.25 ins. (cf.Gifts for Good Children by Maureen Batkin Part 2 pgs. 122 & 123)