1937 Rare Primrose George VI & Queen Mother Coronation Mug

PRICE: £75.00
CONDITION: Excellent
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Possibly one of the most attractive pieces made for the 1937 Cronation and extremely rare, the only example we have seen.

This rare primrose coloured translucent china mug, by Crown Staffordshire China was produced in 1937 for mthe Coronation of King George VI..

The design incorporates sepia portraits of the King and Queen set into oval beaded frames surmounted by The Imperial State Crown and flanked bt the British flag and Commonqwealth flags and set into sprays of the British floral emblems. Around the rin is a relief band of laurel leaves.

The back of the mug has the Royal Cypher surmounted by the Imperial State Crown above a spray of the British floral emblems..

The mug is 3" - 75mm tall. It is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or age crazing.The Crown Staffordshire china backstamp is on the base. If you only collect the rarest and the best, this could be one for you.
Provenance
This mug is from the collection of Peter Lockton CBE who was an avid collector of Royal Commemoratives and the author of "Royal Commemorative Mugs and Beakers" published in 2001 by Tuckwell Press (ISBN 1 862 32 270 8)
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