Bone china just has a certain richness about it and this set has a wonderful soft cream color that is further enhanced by the lovely pink florals and fresh green vines scattered about. Additional details include a light pinwheel dimensional feature that extends out to the gold-trimmed scalloped edges.
The backstamp on the plate reads "Chapman" Made in England No 206779. This stamp was a pre-curser to the Staffordshire Atlas stamp dating them to the late 1800's-early 1900's - I have put the link to the article below which I found extremely interesting regarding British ceramics by a descendant of the Chapman family.
These dishes are just beautiful and are in excellent vintage shape. They measure 7 1/4" across and have no nicks, just some light staining on a couple of the pieces.