Half Mutchkin Measure

Half Mutchkin Measure

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Uncrested tappit hen measure with ridged thumb piece; half mutchkin (1 1/2 English gill) size. Flat-domed lid with three incised concentric circles. Faint incised lines around molded rim and plain base; flat bottom with three concentric circles inside. S-scroll handle with stepped thumbrest and short terminal; oval strut.
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Object Name
measure, half mutchkin
date made
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 5 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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