Quart Measure


Jersey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece, engraved "C. H. M." in serif letters on face of handle; quart size. Wedge extension is burnt to the plain, pointed and pouted lid; one end of hinge pin is impressed with a flower. Plain body with a slightly flared rim and an incised, flared base. Strap handle with short terminal; circular strut. Partial touchmark inside lid "IDSX" in raised serif letters with a star above, all in a circle. Several partial incuse marks on bottom exterior, including "x's, "P"s, and "*"s.

Maker is John de St. Croix, Jersey, Channel Islands or London, England, working 1730-1765.

Date Made: ca 1729-1730ca 1730-1765

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: JerseyUnited Kingdom: England, London

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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.67.0165Catalog Number: 67.0165Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 20.955 cm x 13.0175 cm x 11.1125 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f3ca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300333

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