King George V- Pro Patria

1865 - 1936

Rare Wilkinson Toby Jug









King George V- Pro Patria

DESCRIPTION: KING GEORGE V, (1865 - 1936) Toby Jug Limited Edition of 1000. In addition to the full colour version, this jug was also issued in a pearl white colour with blue tunic and slacks.

DIMENSIONS: 12-1/4" high x 6"wide

BACKSTAMP: Wilkinson Ltd., England, Ca. 1919. Signed by F. Carruthers Gould. Exclusive to Soane & Smith Ltd. 482 Oxford Street, London. It was the last jug issued in the WWI series.

HISTORY: In 1917, during World War I, he gave up all of his English titles and cut off the royal family's connection to all things German. It was he who changed the name of the royal house from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.

Signed F Carruthers Gould