"Demi Litre" Measure


Handleless, lidless cylindrical metric measure with heavy molded rim and base. Stamped on front of body "DEMI / LITRE" in incuse serif letters below a small fleur-de-lis in a circle on the outside and inside. Flat bottom struck once with small circular touchmark of a wheat sheaf surrounded by the raised serif letters "J N" and "A B". One of an assembled set of seven metric measures, DL*67.0303-.0309.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.67.0305Catalog Number: 67.0305Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 8.255 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-bc71-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300213

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