English pearlware pottery slip decorated mocha type mug, circa 1790 with a portrait of Lord Rodney

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: 3 ⅜”

Condition: Handle break and hairline crack restored


Antique pottery commemorative historical naval mochaware pearl ware ceramic 18th century