Offered for your consideration is this vintage English Fine Bone China mug commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Peninsular & Oriental Steamship company.
The P&O, as it's known, came into existence in 1837, and has a storied past. This mug features the house flag on the front, with the white and blue colors representing Portugal and the yellow and red colors representing Spain, and are directly connected to the Iberian peninsula, where the company began operating a steamship line, from England to Spain and Portugal.
This mug, with its multi-colored flag, brown and black decorative colors, and gold trim, is a nice piece of advertising shipping memorabilia, and will appeal to collectors of historic English memorabilia and shipping memorabilia.
Condition: Very good, no chips, no cracks, no crazing, no sign of usage - wonderful.
Inventory: Box 504
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