Scots Pint Measure

Scots Pint Measure

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Description
Uncrested tappit hen measure with an S-curved thumb piece and flat-domed lid with raised disk wrigglework-engraved "GM / ML"; Scots pint size. One pair of incised lines around flared rim and below shoulder, four at plain base; inside of flat bottom with two concentric circles. S-scroll handle has faint stepped thumbrest and D-section terminal with oval strut. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1750-1840
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 27.94 cm x 14.9225 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0195
catalog number
67.0195
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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