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AQUITANIA & BERENGARIA - Tuscan bird of paradise souvenir plate

Product Description
Cunard Line:  A 6.5” diameter tea plate from the 1920s or 30s in the lovely "Bird of Paradise" pattern.  Prominently marked on the bottom along with the Cunard logo and Tuscan China is "Souvenir".

Here's the back story: Cunard introduced the beloved "Bird of Paradise" pattern in the 1920s for tea service onboard storied liners such as the AQUITANIA and BERENGARIA.  It proved a hit with the traveling public, so much so that the pieces began disappearing into suitcases at an alarming rate.  British customs officials would often confiscate the booty.  In response, Cunard began selling "Bird of Paradise" china in its onboard gift shops.  Marked on back was "souvenir" so customs officers would know to let the china through. 

Very good condition.
$45.00
Maximum quantity available reached.