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|Description||Chinese export mug which belonged to Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and his wife Elizabeth. The shape imitates that of an English silver tankard of about 1745. It is painted with a lady and boy in a garden and peonies. On the sides enclosed by cartouches in low relief -a treasure vase symbolising perpetual harmony with scrolls behind; also a writing case and sceptre.|
|Date made||circa 1780|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.|
|Measurements||Overall: 125 x 135 x 95 mm|
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