Five Mutchkin Measure

Five Mutchkin Measure

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Description
Crested tappit hen measure with a scalloped-top, S-curved thumb piece; five mutchkin (3/4 English pint) size. Domed lid with acorn finial or knop. One pair of incised lines around molded rim and below shoulder, four lines at plain base; inset flat bottom. S-scroll handle with five-knuckle hinge, stepped thumbrest, and short terminal; no strut. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1700-1740
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 11.7475 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0192
catalog number
67.0192
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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