Pint Measure


Baluster measure with an angular, grooved embryo-shell thumb piece; pint size. Grooved triangular extension is burnt to the flat lid, which has one incised line around edge. Body has a galleried rim and flared base; two incised lines around rim, one at base, and two pairs around body. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and short terminal; conical strut. Rim exterior is stamped on front "RA / D(?)G", possibly a Dean of Guild mark. Two concentric circles on bottom inside.

Dean of Guild mark used until 1835.

Date Made: before 1835

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.67.0225Catalog Number: 67.0225Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 11.7475 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_300382

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