Half Pint Measure

Half Pint Measure

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Thistle measure; half pint size. Plain band around rim and molded band around base. Spurred D- or ear-shaped handle with short, flat lower terminal; cylindrical struts. Front of body stamped "1/2 PINT" in incuse serif letters above "H M / 75" engraved in scrolling script; "HM" stamped on side to right of handle. Rim exterior has thistle quality mark on front and verification mark for Glasgow to right of quality mark and right of handle. From a set of five thistle measures, DL*67.0213-.0218.
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Object Name
measure, half pint
date made
ca 1800
ca 1800-1850
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow City
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 11.43 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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