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Additional Image:

The other side of the medallion is printed in black enamel with a crown, surrounded by an inscription: WORCESTER PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY  Visited by their MAJESTIES August 9 1788.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1788


  • Diameter: 0.94 in (2.40 cm)

Maker: Worcester


This porcelain medallion is printed in black enamel with the head of King George III, crowned with a laurel wreath.  The portrait is surrounded by the inscription: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA.  It was made to commemorate a visit made by the King and Queen in 1788 to the Worcester porcelain factory.  For details of the visit see Aileen Dawson Worcester Porcelain (2007) p196. The medallion is...