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China and Dinnerware988 of 2731Style House - Brocade Collection/Pattern Fine ChinaPretty in Pink:  Royal Albert Bone China, England, Rainbow
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Posted 1 year ago

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freiheit
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This set was produced in Silesia some time before the end of WWII. My best guess is that it was made in the 1930's, based on what I know about it. I used to play with it as a child and, of course, I broke the cup and saucer. What you see here are the surviving pieces. Needles to say that I would love to find the matching cup and saucer.

The set was produced for Woolworth stores.

Thanks for looking:)

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  1. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks a lot, Manikin and Moonstonelover21:)
  2. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks, vetraio50:)
  3. maryh1956 maryh1956, 1 year ago
    You're right, it does date to the 1930's and was made by Reinhold Schlegelmilch for Woolworths, which might help you find the pattern name. Try replacements.com. They don't ship overseas, but they're a great resource when you're trying to figure out a pattern name.
    I miss "Woolies" as we called it in the UK.
    My husband is from Watertown, NY where the very first Woolworths was opened
  4. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks a lot, SEAN68:)
  5. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    maryh1956, I am amazed about your knowledge of porcelain! I will check the website you suggested. It would be great if I can find the missing pieces ( I have great childhood memories about playing with the set). I can have them shipped to my mom who lives in Germany, so it wouldn't matter if they don't ship oversees.
    Thank you so much for your valuable help:)
    Gudrun
  6. maryh1956 maryh1956, 1 year ago
    I'm sorry, I thought you lived in Germany, it's a US site.
    PS I joined marks4antiques, that's where I got the info!
  7. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    LOL. I am actually in Canada. I guess they will ship to the cold north. I thought they are located in Europe.
    Thanks for your information about the site. I will check it out:)
  8. maryh1956 maryh1956, 1 year ago
    There is a site in the UK too, I think it's called china finders
  9. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks, maryh1956. I'll check it out on the weekend:)
  10. Aimathena, 12 months ago
    Gorgeous!!!

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