The Partners unveils one-of-a-kind gift for Her Majesty the Queen commemorating the 60th anniversary of her coronation

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation brand consultancy The Partners has designed a one-of-a-kind ‘Best of British’ teapot, as part of a pro-bono WPP project.

The Partners worked with designer Nick Munro on the teapot

The Partners created the silver teapot, which is inspired by the Queen’s iconic coronation crown, in collaboration with British designer Nick Munro and a Sheffield-based silversmith. Bespoke design features of the teapot include a gold-plated replica of the St. Edward’s Crown encrusted with a single, small diamond, a laser-etched message from WPP to Her Majesty on the base of the teapot, and in a nod to WPP’s origins as a maker of wire and plastic products, the teapot is accompanied by a wire tea leaf basket.

“It is a real honour to be chosen to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by designing this special gift. We had a lot of fun putting the finishing touches on the piece, and enjoyed collaborating with Nick Munro to create a truly British, innovative design. Most importantly, it pours tea exceptionally well,” remarked The Partners executive creative director, Greg Quinton.

In addition to the special gift for the Queen, a replica teapot has also been produced to be auctioned off by a charity of Her Majesty’s choice.

Quinton added: “We hope that Her Majesty appreciates the gift – perhaps the next piece to be designed will be a matching baby bottle for the newest addition to the family…”

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