Royal Doulton gorgeously designed and colored by William Harper these two Character Jugs produced as a pair of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, D7072 and D7073. This pair was produced to commemorate their marriage in 1840. After Victoria acceded to the throne in 1837, tradition dictated that no one could propose to a reigning monarch. Therefore, Victoria proposed to Albert - she proposed during his second visit in October 1839 at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.They were married at the Chapel Royal, St. This was the first marriage of a reigning English Queen since Queen Mary in 1554. Issued in a Limited Edition of 2500. Both Jugs are marked No. Height is about 4.25 inches.
Excellent pre-owned condition with no chips, cracks, or crazing.