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Tall Richard Chaffers Liverpool Porcelain Tankard c1760

Heading :  Chaffers Liverpool porcelain blue and white tankard
Date : 1756-1765
Period : George II- George III
Marks : None 
Origin : Shaw's Brow, Liverpool 
Colour :Blue and white
Pattern : Chinese landscape
Features : Waisted cylinder form, strap handle, The base is not glazed
Condition : Excellent 
Restoration : None
Dimensions : 14.8cm height, 10.2cm diamter
Weight : 531 grams 

Reference : Liverpool Potcelain- Maurice Hills p174-175

Victoria and Albert Museum c791-1924

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: 20062220
  • Availability: Sold
  • £950.00

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