Pearlware pottery commemorative mug of Admiral Rodney, circa 1800

Admiral George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, KB, 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 has “Robney Abl” (sic) moulded into the base, working on the mould for the base the potter used a “d” but didn’t realise it would show in reverse!

Height: 15 cm

Condition: Chips to the rim restored

£1,200

US$1500