Scots Pint Measure

Scots Pint Measure

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Description
Lidless pot-bellied measure with a molded, flared rim and concave pedestal base; Scots pint (three imperial pint) size. Two incised lines around rim and shoulder, one around neck and at base. Strap handle has a flat, stepped thumbrest and tassel-shaped, lower terminal; oval strut. Face of handle is stamped "GC / SB" in incuse serif letters.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1690-1730
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/4 in x 6 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 22.225 cm x 17.4625 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0207
catalog number
67.0207
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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