Gill Measure


Lidless baluster measure with plain, galleried rim and slightly flared base; gill size. Two pairs of incised lines around body. Plain strap handle joined to conical strut with ball terminal. Rim exterior stamped to right of handle with a partial, large oval mark containing a crown over "[???]NAM" and what appears to be the Aberdeen coat of arms; to left of handle are a two-towered castle in a square and "N\o 4" in incuse serif letters.

Date Made: 1650-1750

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.67.0236Catalog Number: 67.0236Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_300392

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