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Sailing Vessels Coffee Mug featuring the drawing The Revolutionary Flag of Hydra by Panagiotis Mastrantonis

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The Revolutionary Flag of Hydra Coffee Mug

Panagiotis Mastrantonis

by Panagiotis Mastrantonis

$15.00

Size

Image Size

 
 

Background Color

 
White

Product Details

Our ceramic coffee mugs are available in two sizes: 11 oz. and 15 oz. Each mug is dishwasher and microwave safe.

Design Details

The flag designed in Hydra during the Greek War of Independence with it's plethora of symbols, aiming to inspire the fighters in their struggle for... more

Dimensions

11 oz.

Ships Within

5 - 7 business days

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Artist's Description

The flag designed in Hydra during the Greek War of Independence with it's plethora of symbols, aiming to inspire the fighters in their struggle for freedom.
The main symbol of the flag, as with most revolutionary flags of that era, is the cross symbolizing faith and Orthodoxy.
The flag to the right with, either the helmet of Themistocles, or the godess Athena in some variations, reminds of the triumphant victories of ancient ancestors, while the anchor on the left symbolizes hope for the victory of Hydra’s naval fleet.
The snake coiled around the anchor symbolizes the power of the Greek nation, while the dove coming out of the mouth of the snake represents the freedom of the nation.
The eye of divine Providence at the top left represents hope for the victory of the Greeks and a fair end to the struggle.
All these on top of a white crescent (symbolizing the Ottoman yoke) with the ancient Spartan motto “H TAN H EPI TAS” which translates roughly to “Come back with...

About Panagiotis Mastrantonis

Panagiotis Mastrantonis

His love and admiration for the craftsmanship and form of the sailing-ships of the past, coupled with the adventurous & somewhat magical atmosphere of the "age of sail" is what fuels the intriguing work of Panagiotis Mastrantonis. Born in 1940 in Piraeus, Greece and with family roots from the islands of Hydra and Ios, the sea and maritime scenery seems to have had a lasting underlying influence on his creative psyche. After studying freehand drawing at the Art School of George and Eleni Vakalo and architectural drawing at the Athens Technological Institute, he worked as a professional architectural modeler until 1995. Since then he engaged exclusively in drawing his sailing ship portraits, using a unique mixed technique of freehand...

 

$15.00