"Double Decilitre" Measure

"Double Decilitre" Measure

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Description
Lidless, bracket-handled, cylindrical metric measure with a spouted, sloped collar and molded base; incised around collar and above base. Handle stamped on face "DOUBLE / DECILITRE" sideways in incuse serif letters and on top with a small "E"; collar stamped with an imperial crown to left of handle and 19 raised serif letters. Flat bottom struck once with partial touchmark "[???]LLARDR[??] / [??]NGER[?]". One of an assembled set of eight metric measures, DL*67.0326-.0333.
Maker is Villardry of Angers, France.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
measure, double deciliter
date made
1833-1860
place made
France: Pays de la Loire, Angers
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 4 in x 2 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0329
catalog number
67.0329
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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