Gill Measure


Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with a beaded, galleried rim and cast circular flared foot; gill size. Two incised lines at shoulder. Tapered, S-scroll handle with incurved thumbrest and lower bud terminal with oval attachment at seam. Front of rim stamped "GILL" in raised serif letters inside a rectangle.

Date Made: 1820-1870

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.67.0136Catalog Number: 67.0136Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_300309

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