Presentation casket to Queen Victoria for the Diamond Jubilee

Material Information

Presentation casket to Queen Victoria for the Diamond Jubilee [casket]
Gwendoline M. Buckler ( Designer )
Della Robbia Pottery Ltd. ( Maker )
Place of Publication:
Great Britain, Birkenhead, , Cheshire
Creation Date:
earthenware ( medium )
21-3/4 in x 18-1/8 diameter in ( Dimensions, overall )
12 in x 17-1/2 diameter in ( Dimensions, casket (a) )
12 in x 18-1/8 in ( Dimensions, lid (b) )
55.2 cm x 46.0 diameter cm ( Dimensions, overall )
30.5 cm x 44.5 diameter cm ( Dimensions, casket (a) )
30.5 cm x 46.0 diameter cm ( Dimensions, lid (b) )


Subjects / Keywords:
Christian Art and Symbolism -- Women Artists
caskets (personal gear) ( aat )


Overall multi-color gloss glazed earthenware casket with lid, modelled with figure of St. George slaying the dragon on the lid and inscription, multiple sculptural female figures on casket representing each of England's colonized areas intertwined in rose brambles which form the legs of the casket, in the background are ships, waves and fish with inscription encircling piece. a: casket, b: lid
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1989.49.3 a,b ( accession number )
Decorative Arts