1953 Coronation - Queen Elizabeth II Gilt E Handle Doulton China Mug

PRICE: £55.00
CONDITION: Excellent
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Without doubt one of the better pieces made for the occasion. This very high quality translucent china mug with the distinctive gilt "E" in the handle was made by Royal Doulton in 1953 for the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The design incorporates a named oval portrait of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II set into a frame of oak leaves.

The back of the mug has the Royal Cypher of Elizabeth II surmounted by The Imperial State Crown.Encircling the rim is the inscription "Commemorating the Coronation of Elizabeth II - June 2nd 1953"

The waisted mug has an attractive crenelated base,the mug is 3 1/2" - 85mm tall and is lavishly applied with gilt to the rim and handle.It is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or crazing. The Royal Doulton backstamp is on the base.
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)

This actual mug was illustrated and described in his book. Fig.4.06 & 4.07
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