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A tankard is a form of drinkware consisting of a large, roughly cylindricaldrinking cup with a single handle. Tankards are usually made of silver or pewterbut can be made of other materials, for example woodceramic or leather. Tankards are shaped and used similarly to beer steins.
Some time ago,in fact, it was the year that I became interested in Antiques,so much so that I wanted to study them. This began for me as a hobby but I will come back to this subject at a later date, because todays post is about Pewter Tankards. Nothing looks better than pewter on old oak furntiture. Pewter looks right with it.
The glass bottom tankard dates back to the s. Handcrafted from the finest quality Sheffield English pewter, which is the fourth most valuable metal commonly used in the world, and then carefully inlaid with a glass bottom and sealed, this brushed pewter tankard is very unique and comes with a great history that your guests will love to hear about, every time you use it. Beer stein has a unique history to brag about Always keep your eye on the game and know just how much beer or ale you have left when using this fine pewter tankard Crafted from top quality English pewter and glass.
An Internet search quickly confirmed that there are at least three popular explanations for its development. Once your tankard was empty enough to require tilting it high and blocking your line of sight, it was empty enough to allow viewing through the glass bottom. The glass base thus minimized personal peril in rough or unfamiliar locations.
Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Friary Plain Tankard with Glass Bottom. Handcrafted in Sheffield, England.