A Liverpool Porcelain Richard Chaffers and Co Quart Tankard 1760-65

Heading : A Liverpool Porcelain Mug
Date : 1760-1765
Period : George11 / George111
Marks :none
Origin :Richard Chaffers, Shaw's Brow, Liverpool, England
Colour :Blue and white
Pattern : Chinoiserie trailing flora and fence design beneath a narrow lattice band at the top rim
Features : Strap handle with scroll terminal, flat unglazed base
Condition :Good
Restoration :None detected
Dimensions : Height 15.6cms, 10.5cms diameter. Quart capacity.
Weight : 769 Grams

Reference :

For a tankard of this same shape and tea wares with the same narrow lattice border See Liverpool Porcelain 1756-1804 Hillis Maurice, page150 plates 5.12 and5.11.

We are often asked when does a mug become a tankard or does a mug become tankard when it grown up. It is a little more simple. If intended for hot liquids then it is a mug. A piece of this stature was always intended for beer, to be served at of just below room temperature, but never chilled.

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  • Product Code: 20092832
  • Availability: Sold
  • £725.00

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