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.
A set of pewter tavern measures
A set of small pewter measures used in taverns and inns throughout the 18th and 19th centuries to measure spirits such as rum whiskey etc