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Pewter Mugs

Description:

Two beaker saped mugs with handles.

 

Pewter was a cheaper alternative to oher metals but was still used by wealthy households. Poorer people would have used even cheaper alternatives such as horn or wood. Pewter cups, jugs and tankards would have been found in a variety of homes.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1963.122.10
Digital Number:
DMDM136n
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council