Lot 1366

A set of eleven Wilkinson 'Allied Commanders of The First World War' pottery toby jugs, designed by Sir F Carruthers Gould, Issued in Limited Editions between 1915 and 1919, comprising: Lord Kitchener, holding a jug inscribed 'Bitter for the KAISER', 25cm high; Admiral Beatty, holding a shell inscribed 'Dread Nought', 26.5cm high; Field Marshall Haig, seated upon a tank, titled 'Push and Go' to the base, 27cm high; Admiral Jellicoe, holding a jug inscribed 'Hell Fire Jack', 26cm high; Marshall Joffre, holding a shell inscribed '75mm Ce Que Joffre', 25.5cm high; Lord French, holding a jug inscribed 'French Pour Les Francais', 26cm high; the Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George, holding a shell titled 'Shell Out!', 25cm high; Marshall Foch holding a champagne bottle inscribed 'Au Diable Le Kaiser', 31.5cm high; General Botha, holding a jug inscribed 'Loyalty', 26.5cm high; Woodrow Wilson, with an aeroplane on his lap, the base inscribed 'Welcome! Uncle Sam', 27cm high; and King George V, holding a globe, the base inscribed 'Pro Patria', 30cm high, each with printed marks, facsimile signatures and retailer's marks for 'Soane & Smith'. (11)
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