Posted on Oct 27, 2012

Two of the nicest Centenary pieces. The Churchill Centenary Paragon Cigar Box and matching Plate, 1974 – Winston Churchill – Churchilliana

By R. Johnson for Paragon China.  The china cigar box contains an inner cedar box with integral lid.

Elaborately trimmed in gilt and ormolu, the lid bears Churchill’s coat of arms in colour. On the sides are gilt drawings of Chartwell and Blenheim, speech quote and commemoration. In an handsome fitted brown case.

The Plate (Smith P 82, Carmichael 42) also has the colour coat of arms in the center. 10.5″  diameter in the original fitted box.

Estimated price for the box and plate $2,750

Paragon China box contains an inner cedar box with integral lid

Paragon China plate matches the accompanying cigar box - Churchill Centenary 1974

The cigar box is #20 of a limited edition of 500, and the matching plate is #727 of 1,000.

Base of Churchill paragon plate showing it is item # 727

Base of Churchill paragon cigar box showing it is item # 20

Front of  paragon Churchill cigar box showing inscription to Winston Churchill

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