Scot's Gill Measure


Lidless pot-bellied measure with a flared rim and convex, molded base; Scot's gill size. Two incised lines around rim and above and below belly, one at base. Strap handle has a flat, stepped thumbrest and short, flat lower terminal; oval attachment. No marks.

Date Made: 1690-1730

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: Scotland

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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.67.0210Catalog Number: 67.0210Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_300368

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