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Raise a cuppa to the Queen! Chinaware commemorating life of the late monarch goes on sale – featuring King’s poignant tribute to his mother

  • Chinaware commemorating the life of the late Queen Elizabeth has gone on sale
  • The Royal Collection Trust pieces incorporate the King’s tribute to his mother
  • Including mugs, tea towels, teacups and saucers prices range from £25 to £65

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Official chinaware commemorating the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II has gone on sale, incorporating the King’s poignant tribute to his mother.

The Royal Collection Trust pieces include mugs, teacups and saucers, a pillbox and tea towels, and prices range from £25 to £65.

The items feature the late monarch’s personal cypher as Princess Elizabeth – an E beneath a crown, as well as the King’s moving words ‘May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest’ from his televised address to the nation following her death in September last year.

Official chinaware commemorating the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II has gone on sale, incorporating the King's poignant tribute to his mother

Official chinaware commemorating the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II has gone on sale, incorporating the King’s poignant tribute to his mother

The quotation Charles used from Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet is inscribed in gold lettering on the memorial china, which is also decorated with a pale pink bow, delicate grey motifs and the Queen’s funeral flowers.  

The pieces include a mug, costing £25, a £40 pillbox, a tankard for £45 and a teacup and saucer priced at £70.

There is also a tea towel, costing £10.95, and a candle votive for £65. 

The Royal Collection Trust pieces include mugs, teacups and saucers, a pillbox and tea towels, are on show at Buckingham Palace and prices range from £25 to £65

The Royal Collection Trust pieces include mugs, teacups and saucers, a pillbox and tea towels, are on show at Buckingham Palace and prices range from £25 to £65

Queen Elizabeth beamed while hosting the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis during an audience at Windsor Castle in April 2022

Queen Elizabeth beamed while hosting the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis during an audience at Windsor Castle in April 2022

The items feature the late monarch's personal cypher as Princess Elizabeth – an E beneath a crown, as well as the King's moving words 'May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest' from his televised address to the nation following her death in September last year

The items feature the late monarch’s personal cypher as Princess Elizabeth – an E beneath a crown, as well as the King’s moving words ‘May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest’ from his televised address to the nation following her death in September last year

Flowers which rested on the Queen’s coffin during her state funeral, including roses, myrtle, rosemary, and oak leaves taken from the gardens of royal residences, appear in the decorative border. 

The cypher – which also featured on the side of the Queen’s bespoke state hearse – is set in an oval frame featuring two cherubs – inspired by Queen Victoria’s drawings. 

The chinaware is handmade in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years and is finished in 22-carat gold. 

The pieces include a mug, costing £25, a £40 pillbox, a tankard for £45 and a teacup and saucer priced at £70

The pieces include a mug, costing £25, a £40 pillbox, a tankard for £45 and a teacup and saucer priced at £70

A candle votive is also on sale for £65 and flowers which rested on the Queen's coffin during her state funeral, including roses, myrtle, rosemary, and oak leaves taken from the gardens of royal residences, appear in the decorative border

A candle votive is also on sale for £65 and flowers which rested on the Queen’s coffin during her state funeral, including roses, myrtle, rosemary, and oak leaves taken from the gardens of royal residences, appear in the decorative border

The £40 pillbox, part of the range of official chinaware to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth

The £40 pillbox, part of the range of official chinaware to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth 

Royal Collection Trust Tea Towel, which is £10.95, is part of the range of official chinaware to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth

Royal Collection Trust Tea Towel, which is £10.95, is part of the range of official chinaware to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth

The chinaware, which includes this Cup and Saucer for £70, is handmade in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years and is finished in 22-carat gold

The chinaware, which includes this Cup and Saucer for £70, is handmade in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years and is finished in 22-carat gold

All profits from sales of the official chinaware range and commemorative items go to The Royal Collection Trust charity.

The commemorative range can be purchased online from www.rct.uk/shop or from Royal Collection Trust shops in London, Windsor and Edinburgh.

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Source: Daily Mail UK

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