The Tudor Sale: The Private Collection of Harry Makepeace

October 27November 01, 2018
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LOT 111

Lot 111

Scottish Copper Thistle Pint Measure, mid 19th century

Scottish Copper Thistle Pint Measure, mid 19th century
Lot 111 Details
Scottish Copper Thistle Pint Measure, mid 19th century

with numerous Glasgow and Dundee verifications dated 1866 to 1898
height 6.75" — 17.1 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


A rare form; Thistle measures were banned due to the difficulty in draining them completely.


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LOT 111

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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