Creamware pottery commemorative mug “Success to Brave Rodney”, circa 1795

Admiral George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, KB (bap. 13 February 1718 – 24 May 1792), was a British naval officer. He is best known for his commands in the American War of Independence, particularly his victory over the French at the Battle of the Saintes in 1782. It is often claimed that he was the commander to have pioneered the tactic of breaking the line.

Height: 4 ½”

Condition: Hairline crack to the rim restored

 

Antique cream ware pottery Historical naval English ceramic 18th century

£980

US$1274