Quart Measure


Bristol Low or West Country measure; quart size. Plain, squat conical or ovoid body; plain, everted rim with pouring spout and notches at sides; molded, flared foot. Tapered, S-scroll handle has an S-curved thumbrest; upper terminal attached at top of rim and short lower terminal near bottom of body. Body stamped on front "QUART" in incuse sans serif letters. Rim exterior stamped to left of handle "W. G. EDMONDS & C\o / DUBLIN" in incuse serif letters. Rim interior has crowned verification mark.

Date Made: 1775-1825

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: EnglandPlace Used: Ireland: Dublin, Dublin

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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.67.0117Catalog Number: 67.0117Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 17.145 cm x 15.875 cm x 14.2875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-df80-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300298

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