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ENGLISH GLASS TANKARD

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 25, 2021

17E Georgian Glass Half Pint Tankard of The Allaire Collection

Date: 1770 Height: 11.43cm, 4 ½ inches, Weight: 209.3g, 7.4 oz  Volume: 153ml 5.2 oz

Description: This English drinking vessel has a band of four threads below the rim, gadrooned base and single-loop combed handle. The vessel is slightly smaller then standard half pint and was used to drink a malt/hops type beer.

Reference: Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses L.M. Bickerton, Suffolk, 1986 # 816, 817

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