Silver Gilt Elizabeth II Model of the Coronation Chair made in 1978
A fine silver gilt model of the coronation chair, complete with the removable "Stone of Scone"!
|Made By||Toye Kenning & Spencer|
A fine silver gilt model of the coronation chair, complete with the removable “Stone of Scone”!
This fine detailed model – which was specifically commissioned for the Queen’s Jubilee (1977) – is mounted on a marble plinth and is in excellent condition.
The Coronation Chair was made in 1296 during the reign of Edward I. The stone underneath is often referred to as the “Stone of Scone” or the “Stone of Destiny”.
Dimensions: height 14.4 cm, width (of base) 8.8 cm; weight (gross weight inc. marble and stone) 21 troy oz.
Guillaume Henri Toyé, a Hugenuenot weaver, who fled to London in 1685. He was penniless but for the skill contained in his two hands plus an inherited knowledge of his craft.
In 1835, Guillaume’s descendant, William Toye formally established Toye and Company as the registered trading name for the company, and from here the House of Toye continued to flourish, growing into new markets, and learning new craft disciplines as it reacted to the increasing demands from its customer.
George Kenning, having worked for Edward Stillwell and Sons during the 1840s, moved and established a business under his name in 1860, setting up in number 1 to 4 Little Britain, in the City of London.
George Kenning greatly enlarged both his capabilities in manufacture, covering many markets, to all civil and military personnel, shipping lines, the growing sports and club markets and many other societies.
In 1947, Kenning acquired Spencer & Co., the original manufacturer of masonic clothing, which was produced in 19 – 21 Great Queen Street, and moved his branch to that street, number 17, into 19 – 21.
Kenning and Spencer were acquired by Toye & Co. during 1956-57, and became Toye, Kenning & Spencer Ltd. during 1962.
Their registered offices are now Regalia House, Newtown Road, Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV12 8QR.
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