Commemorative Mug

Richard Guyatt was a consultant designer to the Wedgwood firm during the early 1950s and again from 1967 to 1970. He designed this prize-winning commemorative mug for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Commemorative Mug

This mug was designed to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, held at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. Richard Guyatt’s work for the souvenir market was highly praised and helped Wedgwood become a leading producer of commemorative wares.