King George V- Pro Patria

1865 - 1936

Rare Wilkinson Toby Jug



King George V- Pro Patria


DESCRIPTION: KING GEORGE V, (1865 - 1936) This toby jug was issued in a limited edition of 1000. In addition to the full colour version, this jug was also issued in a pearl white colour with the King's tunic and slacks in a cobalt blue.

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





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