Uncrested tappit hen measure with embryo shell thumb piece; imperial gill size. Flat-domed lid has one raised-bead circle on exterior and two on interior. Body has a molded rim and plain base with two lines around rim, three below shoulder, and four at base. S-scroll handle with stepped thumbrest and pointed terminal; cylindrical strut. Rim exterior with two crowned verification marks, including a crowned George IV Edinburgh mark. Illegible scratched inscription below handle. Flat bottom with circular pot touch of Robert Whyte of Edinburgh.
Maker is Robert Whyte of Edinburgh, Scotland, working 1804-1854. The George IV mark indicates date made is pre-1830.
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