Offered here is a Royal Albert (Thomas C. Wild & Sons) tea cup & saucer titled "Fireweed” from the black chintz "Provincial Flowers” Series of 12: Alberta Rose, Dogwood, Fireweed, Lady's Slipper, Madonna Lily, Mayflower, Mountain Avens, Pitcher Plant, Prairie Crocus, Prairie Lily, Purple Violet, and Trillium. This set was made in Longton, England - backstamp dated c.1975.
This set represents the Canadian territory of the Yukon - the Fireweed was adopted as their floral emblem in 1957.
Pretty groupings of bright magenta blooms on a black back ground. Crisp white porcelain Gainsborough shaped teacup stands 3" high and is highlighted with rich gold gilt - finishing touch of gold banding also trims up the saucer that measures 5.5" in diameter.
This vintage set is in great condition - there are no chips, cracks, breaks, or repairs - very tiny slight signs of wear - nothing that detracts from the overall look of this set - please see all detailed photos.
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