Pewter Tavern Tankard Pint Size
From the seventeenth century onwards, there was scarcely a household in Britain that did not possess some items of pewter: plates, bowls, tankards, spoons, candlesticks were just some of the everyday items made from pewter. Pewter tankards were used in public houses from the 17th century through to the 20th century. Beer tankards were very similar in shape throughout.
The photo shows an example of three pint-sized pewter (a tin alloy) tankards, once very common in taverns and alehouses. These three baluster-shaped tankards date as (left to right) from circa 1920, 1910, and 1890.
We have a range of tankards of varying dates from 1850 through to 1920, each available to buy for Â£30 each.
The approximate height is 12 cm.