"Demi Litre" Measure

"Demi Litre" Measure

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Handleless, lidless cylindrical metric measure with heavy molded rim and base. Stamped on front of body "DEMI / LITRE" in incuse serif letters below a small fleur-de-lis in a circle on the outside and inside. Flat bottom struck once with small circular touchmark of a wheat sheaf surrounded by the raised serif letters "J N" and "A B". One of an assembled set of seven metric measures, DL*67.0303-.0309.
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Object Name
place made
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
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accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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