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Design for a coronation mug - Coronation mug for Edward VIII
  • Coronation mug for Edward VIII
    Ravilious, Eric, born 1903 - died 1942
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Coronation mug for Edward VIII

  • Object:

    Design for a coronation mug

  • Place of origin:

    England (designed)

  • Date:

    1936 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ravilious, Eric, born 1903 - died 1942 (designer)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eric Ravilious

  • Museum number:

    E.292-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case C, shelf 110, box D

Physical description

Design for a mug to commemorate the coronation of Edward VIII expected to take place in 1937, pencil and watercolour.

Place of Origin

England (designed)

Date

1936 (designed)

Artist/maker

Ravilious, Eric, born 1903 - died 1942 (designer)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Dimensions

height: 30.7 cm, width: 48.2 cm

Descriptive line

Eric Ravilious. Design for the coronation mug of Edward VIII, made for Wedgwood in 1936

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Watercolour; Pencil

Techniques

Watercolour drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Royalty; Coronations; Designs; Mugs

Categories

Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Ceramics; Designs; Drawings; Drinking

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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