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Mug commemorating the Silver Jubilee of George V: C.37-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mug commemorating the Silver Jubilee of George V

Maker(s)

Factory: Alfred Meakin

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware glazed, and transfer-printed and enamelled with portraits of H.M. Queen Mary and H.M King George V, flags and coats-of arms, titled above 'SILER JUBILEE/1910 1935'

White earthenware with clear glaze, transfer-printed in brown and painted in blue, yellow, pink and red enamels. Cylindrical with a three-sided angular handle. Decorated on the front with the Royal Arms with a crown above, flanked by oval brown stippled photographic portrait medallions of H.M. Queen Mary and H. M. King George V, titled in capital lettes on ribbons below. The Queen's portrait is supported by a lion and a Union Jack, and the King's by a Unicorn and a Union Jack. Below there are scrolls and four shields of arms, and above, imposed over part of a yellow sun, the motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE on a ribbon, and over that in blue, '. SILVER JUBILEE ./1910 1935'. On the other side there is a small motif incorporating a crown and stylized yellow foliage with '1910 SILVER JUBILEE 1935' on a wavy ribbon, and on a panel below 'COMMEMORATION' . A gold line encircles the rim, and there is a line of gold down the back of the handle.

Notes

History note: Uncertain before donor

Legal notes

Given by Duncan Robinson, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tunstall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-10-08) by Robinson, Duncan

Dating

Second quarter of 20th century
George V
Production date: AD 1935

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, yellow, pink, red) ceramic printing colour ( brown) gold
Rim Diameter 9.8 cm
Handle-rim Width 12.7 cm

Materials used in production

Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the words are arranged in a circle around the crown

  • Text: a crown surrounded by .ALFRED MEAKIN. ENGLAND
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in green
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: ENGLAND
  • Location: On based
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
  • Location: On front ON RIBBON
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: H.M. QUEEN MARY H.M. KING GEORGE V
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: . SILVER JUBILEE./1910 1935
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Printed in blue
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-2007
Primary reference Number: 157289
Entry form: 978
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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