"Centilitre" Measure

"Centilitre" Measure

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Description
Lidless, bracket-handled cylindrical metric measure with heavy molded rim and base. Stamped on front of body "CENTILITRE." in incuse serif letters; on outside of rim and face of handle with an imperial crown in circle; and along top of rim with 17 raised serif letters. Flat bottom struck once with a figural touchmark of a standing spreadwing eagle, body facing right and head facing left, above a partially visible name "& C\o".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
19th century
place made
France
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 in; 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0318
catalog number
67.0318
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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