Half Gill Measure


Baluster measure with double-volute thumb piece; half gill size. Fleur-de-lis extension is burnt to the flat lid, which has two, deep, concentric, incised lines. Plain body has a vertical rim, angular neck and slightly flared, molded base. Tapered, flattened S-scroll handle with bud terminal; stepped diamond- or lozenge-shaped attachment, no strut. No marks.

Date Made: 1720-1825

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

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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.67.0114Catalog Number: 67.0114Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f114-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300282

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