zz Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (1953) vintage commemorative pottery dish by Wade (green) (SOLD)
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (1953) vintage commemorative pottery dish by Wade (green) (SOLD)
A vintage commemorative pottery dish by Wade, produced to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (June 2nd, 1953), measuring approximately 12.1cm (4.75in) in diameter and 3cm (1.2in) deep, moulded with a design incorporating a central shield with the Royal cipher surrounded by animal emblems of the British Empire (lion), Australia (kangaroo), New Zealand (kiwi), Canada (beaver), Newfoundland (seal), India (elephant) and South Africa (springbok), and finished in green glaze; the base bears the words "WADE / ENGLAND / CORONATION / 1953" in relief to the centre, with an indistinct code (probably "No. 5") in relief to the underside edge.
There is some age wear including scratching, abrasion and slight marking to the surface together with marking to the unglazed foot, whilst there is some unevenness to the glaze together with minor irregularities including a few tiny pinholes.
SOLD Apr. 2016