A Liverpool Porcelain Richard Chaffers and Co Quart Tankard 1760-65
Heading : A Liverpool Porcelain Mug
Date : 1760-1765
Period : George11 / George111
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
Restoration :None detected
Dimensions : Height 15.6cms, 10.5cms diameter. Quart capacity.
Weight : 769 Grams
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.
- Product Code: 20092832
- Availability: Sold