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Queen's Diamond Jubilee china goes on sale

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/10/2011

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Gordon Rayner

Hand-decorated cups, saucers and plates featuring a blue and gold oak leaf pattern are being made by the same six potteries in Stoke-on-Trent that produced souvenirs for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding in April.

The design, which incorporates the national symbols of rose, daffodil and thistle, is based on a dinner service which was first used by Queen Victoria, the only other monarch to celebrate 60 years on the throne.

Perhaps surprisingly, it does not make any direct reference to the Diamond Jubilee, other than including the year, 2012.

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"Queen's Diamond Jubilee china goes on sale", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 14/07/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/queen-s-diamond-jubilee-china-goes-on-sale