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Vase

Made by: Royal Crown Derby

Currently in storage


About this object

The vase is short with a wide mouth. The handles are gilded eagles with outspread wings that extend onto the top of the vase. On one side below the British crown are two medallions, each with a portrait head of George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Around each is a spray of laurel. Below is a banderolle outlined in gold with an inscription in gold. On the opposite side is an American eagle with a shield on his breast with an inscription in blue and gold. Below is a banderole outlined in gold with an inscription in gold. The foot has a leaf chain around it.

Category:
ceramics, english
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
ENGLAND: Derby
Date made:
1939
Size:
11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.37
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION underneath: Commemorating First Visit of British Reigning Sovereigns to these United States in 1939, Made exclusively for Wm. H Plummer and Co. Ltd, New York, Royal Crown Derby (crown) made in England, Issue Limited to 3000 of which this is #215; on banderole on front: USA HM King George and HM Queen Elizabeth 1939; on back of eagle: Friendship Makes Peace; below eagle: Liberty...Tolerance
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973