Miniature Tankard

About this object

History of use

This miniature may have been made as salesmen’s samples or, more likely, as children’s toys.

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Physical description

Small white pyriform earthenware tankard on flat pedestal base, tall cylindrical neck, flaring rim with pinched spout. Flat metal lid hinged to top of loop handle. Blue and dark blue flowers cover body, bands and wavy lines on neck, lines around base, dashes on handle.