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THE DESIGNS BY RICHARD GUYATT FOR WEDGWOOD

THE DESIGNS BY RICHARD GUYATT FOR WEDGWOOD

Professor Richard Guyatt was a British designer (1914-2007).

He was the youngest ever professor at the Royal College of Art on appointment in 1948. He worked for the college for 34 years.

He also designed for companies such as Wedgwood, WH Smith and others.

He also designed coins for the Royal mint and postage stamps for the Royal Mail.

He was awarded a CBE in 1969.

Guyatt designed many commemorative wares for Wedgwood the first was a pintsize mug for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Now a very sought-after collectors item.

Wedgwood pint size beker t.g.v de kroning van Koningin Elizabeth II 1953
Wedgwood pint size mug  Elizabeth II 1953

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He designed for many Royal occasions such as jubilees, births etc.

The last one he designed was in 2003 for the golden jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Many of his designs were limited editions. Some were issued in different colors.

After his death in 2007 Wedgwood issued a couple of mugs in the style of Richard Guyatt. One for the wedding of prince William and one for the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 2012.

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Beker t.g.v. de geboorte van prins William 1982
Birth prince  William 1982

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Beker uit 1984 uitgebracht als eerbetoon aan prins Albert (echtgenoot van Koningin Victoria)
Pint size mug in black basalt made to celebrate the works of prince Albert 1984

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De laatste beker ontworpen door Guyatt uit 2003 t.g.v het gouden jubileum van Koningin Elizabeth II (uitgebracht in twee kleuren)

The last design by Guyatt was for the golden jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 2003.

 

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Ontwerp in de stijl van Richard Guyatt uit 2012 t.g.v het diamanten jubileum van koningin Elizabeth II
Wedgwood mug in the style of Richard Guyatt diamond jubilee 2012