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Very small, lidless baluster measure with flared and incised rim and neck on a short cylindrical base with flat bottom; approximate gill capacity. S-scroll strap handle with triangular thumb rest and lower tab terminal. Face of handle struck with a beaded oval containing an open hand above the raised serif letters "IVC", and the incuse numbers "4 (backwards) / 6 / 1". Bottom inside with raised concentric circles.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
place made
France
Belgium: Flanders
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0295
catalog number
67.0295
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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