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Large Tappit Hen

Large Tappit Hen
Large Tappit Hen
Large Tappit Hen
Large Tappit Hen
Large Tappit Hen

Large Tappit Hen

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Please note that this item is made to order and can take up to 6 weeks - use our website chat feature or email us to find out an estimated date.

All items are made entirely by hand so sizes may vary slightly.

Large 45oz Scottish Tappit Hen
Weighs 1kg
Approximately 25.4cm tall

A traditional measure hand cast from some of the finest British Pewter using Antique Bronze Moulds.

Featured in the Hollywood Blockbuster "Harry Potter"

In 18th Century Scotland, Tappit Hens of mulled claret would be taken from the coaching inns to warm and sustain the passengers in the coach outside. The claret would then be poured into a small Pewter beaker or 'Tassie' for drinking. The Tassie was made to fit within the neck of the measure when empty and one can occasionally come across a Tappit Hen which still has its Tassie in situ. The earliest known Tappit Hen has an Edinburgh Castle touch mark dated 1669.


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