20th Century Queens two-sided teapot produced by Bairstow Manor Pottery of Hanley, England, in a limited edition circa 2000. Featuring Queen Victoria on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the other, this two-sided teapot was designed by Vince McDonald and modeled by Ray Noble. Victoria (1819-1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death in 1901. Known as the Victorian era her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than any previous British monarch. It was a period of industrial political scientific and military change within the United Kingdom and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. Queen Elizabeth II, born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, (1926-2022) was Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms from February 6, 1952 until her death in 2022. She was queen regnant of 32 sovereign states during her lifetime, 15 of them at the time of her death. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the longest verified reign of any female monarch in history. A Beefeater forms the handle of the teapot and the royal scepter forms the spout.