Queen Mother China 80th Birthday Mug

PRICE: £25.00
CONDITION: Excellent
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This beautiful English limited edition bone china mug, by Coalport was issued in 1980 to celebrate the 80th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth,The Queen Mother.

The front is decorated with the Imperial State Crown. Complimenting the front,the back carries a picture of the facade of Glamis Castle, the Queen Mother's favourite abode in Scotland..Encicling the inner rim is the inscription 'The 80th Year of H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother - 1900 -  1980'.

The waisted mug is lavishly applied with gilt to the rim and handle,it is  3" - 75 mm tall and is in good condition,without any chips,cracks or crazing. The base carries the Coalport China backstamp.
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. See page:172Fig:10.48
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