Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Thistle measure; pint size. Plain bands around rim and base. Spurred D- or ear-shaped handle with flat lower terminal; cylindrical struts. Front of body stamped "PINT" above "HM", both in incuse serif letters. Rim exterior has thistle quality mark on front and verification mark for Glasgow to right and left of handle, all partial. From a set of five thistle measures, DL*67.0213-.0218.
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Object Name
measure, pint
date made
ca 1800
ca 1800-1850
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow City
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 17.145 cm x 14.605 cm x 7.9375 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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