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Royal Crown Derby War Dog Paperweight Ltd Ed 500

Product Description

Royal Crown Derby Commemorative War Dog Paperweight

Brand New - Purchased from the Royal Crown Derby Factory

Designer: Sarah Whitehurst

Limited Edition of 500

First Quality - Gold Stopper

Dimensions: H 16  x L 20  x D 6 cm

The "War Dog" is the latest addition to Royal Crown Derby's collection of paperweights that commemorate the service of military animals. Production will be limited to only 500 pieces, each with its individual number, 22ct gold backstamp and certificate of authenticity. Designer, Sarah Whitehurst depicts a scene of trench warfare using sketched pencil strokes to create a sense of memory and reflection. The imagery powerfully emphasizes both the physical and psychological impacts of battle, but also the welcomed companionship that war dogs provided. Oversized Flanders field poppies adorn each side of this piece, adding strong scarlet colours whilst symbolizing both healing and remembrance. Inspired by World War II propaganda textiles, Sarah has concealed the words "lest we forget" around the base of the piece, which can be deciphered using a mirrored surface. "Mirror writing" was used on garments during the war allowing citizens to support the troops in another way. This had an immediate effect on the wearer who would be reminded of their patriotic duty, every time they glanced in a mirror.

Faulconbridge Antiques are the New South Wales Retailers for Royal Crown Derby.
We Only Sell First Quality Pieces!


$580.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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