One-Sixteenth Pint Measure


Small, lidless, bulbous or bellied spirit measure with a beaded, galleried rim and cast circular flared foot; 1/16 pint. Three incised lines at shoulder and single bead at seam. Tapered, S-scroll handle with incurved thumbrest and lower pointed terminal attached at seam. Rim exterior stamped to right of handle with two different 1/16 capacity marks and a "VR" mark with the shield of the City of London; to left of handle are two additional verification marks, one a crowned "VR" mark for Leamington (Spa, "530"). Touch on bottom interior of a crowned "X" and "4", both incuse.

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.67.0142Catalog Number: 67.0142Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 4.445 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_300311

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