Musical Houseware

Musical pitcher "Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth"

    Musical pitcher "Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth"

    Great Britain, Stoke-on-Trent

    S. Fielding&Co./

    S. Fielding&Co./
    CrownDevon; painting

    Height 32 cm

    Inscription on the bottom: "Crown Devon. Musical Coronation Jug. Limited Edition of 1500. This Jug. is № 167. Made by S. Fielding & Co Ltd., Stoke on Trent. England"


    Сeramic pitcher with a curved nose, decorated with acanthus leaf, lion-shaped handle, on a round base. The pitcher is richly decorated with relief and painting. Ribbons with the inscriptions: "George VI Coronation Elizabeth", below "May 12 1937" (Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on May 12, 1937) are on one side of the pitcher. In the center is the royal coat of arms of Great Britain, on which the crowned lion and unicorn are presented, in the center is a medallion with the image of George VI and Queen Elizabeth in profile, surrounded by blue garter with the inscription: "Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense" - the motto of the highest knight order. It is translated "Let him be ashamed to think badly about it". A ribbon with the inscription: "Dieu et mon droit" ("God and my right") is in the bottom part of the royal arms. On the other side of the pitcher, against the Windsor Castle, is a herald on a horse holding a trumpet in his hands. A ribbon, marked "God Save the King" - the national anthem of Great Britain is above.

    Musical movement is wound by the handle, started by the lever in the bottom.