Pint Measure


Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with a galleried rim, cast circular flared base, and blind hinge lug, engraved "E.ETTERSHANK" in italicized serif letters on front of belly; pint size. Two incised lines around rim, one at foot, and two pairs around body. Strap handle has a stepped thumbrest and flat lower terminal; cylindrical strut. Rim exterior is stamped to right of handle "PINT" and with a crowned "A.C / N\o 2" verification mark; City of Aberdeen verification mark is to left of handle.

The blind hinge lug is thought to be an Aberdeen feature.

Date Made: 1650-1700

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: Scotland, Aberdeen

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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.67.0229Catalog Number: 67.0229Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 3 in; 14.2875 cm x 13.0175 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_300386

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