A magnificent 1972 Limited Edition Bone China Large Loving Cup by Spode commemorating Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philips 25. The Loving Cup has a deep pink/ burgundy ground and is beautifully decorated in gold; cobalt blue; white; light blue and grey. The front has Sepia head & shoulders portraits of Queen Elizabeth & the Prince in twin ovals with a cartouche of gold scrolls. The reverse carries both their coats of arms within a cartouche of oak leaves. The Loving Cup is 15.75 cms tall; 14.75 cms in diameter at the rim and 15.75 cms at the flared base.
It measures 24 cms across the handles. There are 22 ct gold rings to the rim and foot and decoration to the handles. It is number 289 of 500 and has its certificate. It is in immaculate, as new condition with no faults. I have the original box but it is in pretty dire condition.THIS LOVING CUP IS ILLUSTRATED ON PAGE 53 [ITEM 542] IN THE BOOK " FOUR GENERATIONS OF ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE CHINA 1936 - 1990 ". ALSO SEE PAGE 5 AND ALSO PAGE 24 FIG. E2-642 OF THE BOOK " BRITISH ROYALTY COMMEMORATIVES " [2ND EDITION] BY FLYNN & BOLTON - A SCHIFFER BOOK FOR COLLECTORS.
The item "1972 Spode Loving Cup for Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip's Silver Wedding" is in sale since Wednesday, January 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables".
The seller is "capmajor" and is located in Newmarket. This item can be shipped worldwide.