Creamware mug, hand-painted on one side with a merchant brig under sail in black, with red pennants on a green sea. On the other side a verse in black: 'May God above/Preserve the free/And hearty Tar/That plows the Sea' within hand-painted coloured flowers and leaves.

Object Details

ID: AAA4463
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Mug
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: circa 1780
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 150 x 145 x 100 mm

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