Half Gill Measure

Description:

Plain, lidless baluster measure with a galleried rim and flared base; half gill size. Tapered, D- or ear-shaped, tinplate strap handle with folded edges soldered at rim and body. Rim exterior stamped incuse "A C(?)" to left of handle. Bottom exterior scratched with the serif letters "CVN". No maker's marks.

Date Made: 1750-1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesUnited Kingdom: England

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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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.67.0085Catalog Number: 67.0085Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measuremeasure, half gill

Physical Description: pewter (body material)iron, tinned sheet (handle material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-8ea3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300255

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