The soothing buttery yellow ground on this Paragon Bone China G7666/2 Rose Floral Teacup and Saucer guarantees a smile as you sip your tea. The interiors of the subtly scalloped teacup and the saucer are decorated with a floral motif of pink roses and dusky daisies in shades ranging from white to pale brown, with appropriate green leaves and tendrils on a soft pastel yellow ground. A narrow band of platinum is about 1/4-inch from the rim. The handle, foot, and outside of the cup are also platinum trimmed.
The Avon-shaped teacup is 4-inches in diameter and 2-inches tall, and the foot of the cup is 1-7/8 inches in diameter. The matching saucer is 5-1/2 inches in diameter.
The back stamp is the Double Warrant Royal Arms back stamp that reads: "Paragon, By Appointment to HM the Queen & HM Queen Mary, Fine Bone China, England Regd." Both Royal Warrants were issued by the respective Queens in the 1930s, and this mark was used by Paragon from about 1939 to 1949. A handwritten number that appears to be “G7666/2 3” is also on the back of the saucer. There are also artist’s marks on each piece.
There is a not very noticeable pinhead-sized smooth nick on the back edge of the saucer. There are some light smudges of stray color, pinks and grays, on the side of the cup. Other than a couple of manufacturing flaws of small places where the vines don’t quite meet in the cup, and the occasional nearly imperceptible surface scratch, there are no other condition issues.
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