This is a mug shaped like a Gill Man or Creature From the Black Lagoon with claws folded across chest and showing an open mouth filled with sharp teeth. Glossy green glaze. Marked "Max's South Seas Hideaway" on lower front.
This green first edition was followed by a blue glaze edition (100 pieces) and a burnt orange glaze edition (25 pieces). Both the blue and orange versions are slightly shorter and wider.