Wednesday, 17 July 2013
Follow a few emails and a bit of internet research I have now found out exactly what the mug photographed on the left is. It is a Spode mug and it dates cica 1825, it is of the Filigree design and is part of a set that was a very popular floral design at the time. The mug is intact, there are no chips or cracks and is discouraged in places from its time on the sea bed. The mug was brought ashore by Ramsgate fisherman Barry Parker who found it in his nets. I will be following up as to where the position on the sea bed the item was found. However one thing is for sure this is a genuine Thanet found item something I know future generations will admire.