With thanks to David A. Hall for the idea for this article, and for some of the information.
These pieces can still be found and do not usually command large prices, mostly featured here are quarts, but also pints, a half pint, and even a gill.
They often date from the early 1800s onwards - though more likely from the late 1800s and turn of the 1900s. The interest is in the shape, the markings, sometimes including verifications, pub names and occasionally makers’ pot touches or stamped marks found either to the side of the handle or inside in the centre of the base.