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plate; commemorative plate

Accession number: 81.299/258a
Producer: Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd
Collection place: Barlaston, Staffordshire
Production date: 1981
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: DM 225 mm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: Plate to commemorate the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer. It is blue and white in colour and is decorated with daffodils, the Prince of Wales Feathers, and profile portraits of Charles and Diana. It is inscribed "Lady Diana Spencer/ HRH Prince Charles/ ICH DIEN/ July 29 1981". The back of the plate is inscribed "In celebration of the wedding of HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES and LADY DIANA SPENCER/ St Paul's Cathedral/ 29 July 1981/ Designed by Rychard Guyatt/ Wedgwood".
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Commemoratives.
Sub-category: Royalty.