Mug: coronation of King Edward

Mug: coronation of King Edward
Title
Mug: coronation of King Edward
Date 
1937-1950
Medium 
Whiteware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 10.5 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Ovoid whiteware mug with molded belly and transfer printed portrait profile of King Edward VIII of England.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Object Number 
1957.15b
Marks 
printed: beneath base: "Official design of the /British Pottery Manufacturers Federation" (in garter) and "COPELAND/SPODE/ENGLAND" printed: around lip:"Coronation of King Edward VIII May 1937" and "ERVIII" (beneath crown) and "Dieu et mon droit" (in scroll) and "Honi soit qui mal y pense" (in garter).
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, these were three souvenirs from the coronation of King Edward VIII.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group