Half Pint Measure


Bristol Low or West Country measure; half pint size. Conical or ovoid body with molded lip, neck and foot; circular, everted rim. Tapered, S-scroll handle has spurred thumbrest and lower bud terminal; both terminals attached to body. Rim exterior stamped with two partially erased marks, one entirely illegible and the other circular with "STER" visible. Touchmark of M. Fothergill & Sons on bottom outside. From a set of four, DL*67.0125-.0128.

Maker is M. Fothergill & Sons, Bristol, England; working 1783-1835.

Date Made: 1793-1805

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Bristol

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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.67.0127Catalog Number: 67.0127Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-efd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300292

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