Every fan of The Count of Monte Cristo will immediately recognize the sailing vessel The Pharaon, upon which fortunes are made and lost throughout the story. The illustration and emblem displayed on one side are accompanied by the following quote on the other, from the book by Alexandre Dumas:
"Those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather."
This 15oz mug is substantially larger than traditional 11oz coffee mugs, and has a more hefty feel, being nearly 5" tall. It is dishwasher and microwave safe, and is great for hot or cold liquids. The interior and the handle are both colored blue.