Quart Measure


Bristol High or West Country measure; quart size. Tall conical or elongated ovoid body; plain everted rim with pouring spout; molded, flared foot. Tapered, S-scroll handle has an arched and S-curved thumbrest; upper terminal attached at top of rim and short lower terminal near center of body. Rim interior stamped incuse with one verification mark "V R / C(?) W" beneath a crown; possible second mark on opposite side.

Date Made: 1775-1825

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.67.0122Catalog Number: 67.0122Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 14.9225 cm x 11.7475 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-df82-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300300

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