This rare Victorian tea set was made in the Staffordshire Potteries, England by the Paragon Star China Company. A very fine bone china set with transfer printed blue enamel flowers and green leaves, each flower hand gilded. The elegant footed cup has a gilded handle and all pieces have gilded rims. Pattern is as bright as the day it was fired.
Factory back stamp on all pieces has the star identifying mark of Paragon China dating it to 1905.
The Paragon China Company was a British manufacturer of bone china from 1919 to 1960, based in Stoke-on-Trent. It held two Royal Warrants – By appointment to the Queen and By appointment to the Queen Mother.