"Centilitre" Measure


Lidless, bracket-handled cylindrical metric measure with heavy molded rim and base. Stamped on front of body "CENTILITRE." in incuse serif letters; on outside of rim and face of handle with an imperial crown in circle; and along top of rim with 17 raised serif letters. Flat bottom struck once with a figural touchmark of a standing spreadwing eagle, body facing right and head facing left, above a partially visible name "& C\o".

Date Made: 19th century

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.67.0318Catalog Number: 67.0318Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 in; 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-c05c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300225

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