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Lot 35: Lord Rodney and Lord Hill: a rare pottery jug, the bellied body moulded wit
05 November 2016
Near Reading, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Lord Rodney and Lord Hill: a rare pottery jug, the bellied body moulded with lines and painted in underglaze mottled brown and green, applied in white with full-length named portraits, circa 1785, 133mm, restored commemorative, commemoratives, commemorate, naval, military, war
Notes: * The British success at the Battle of the Saintes in 1782, where Hood under Rodney’s command defeated the combined French and Spanish fleets, is likely to have been the inspiration for this jug.