Creamware pottery mug commemorating the British victory at the Battle of the Saintes in the American Revolutionary War, circa 1782

The mug is decorated with a mocha type ground and sprigs of Admiral Rodney, Lord Hood and the French flag ship Villa De Paris. The Battle of the Saintes (known to the French as the Bataille de la Dominique), also known as the Battle of Dominica, was an important naval battle in the Caribbean between the British and the French that took place 9–12 April 1782. The British victory was considered their greatest over the French during the American Revolutionary War.

Height: 12 cm

Condition: A hairline crack to the rim restored on the exterior but left showing on the interior