"Double Centilitre" Measure

"Double Centilitre" Measure

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Description
Lidless, bracket-handled, cylindrical metric measure with a spouted, sloped collar and molded base; incised around collar and bottom of body. Stamped on face of handle "DOUBLE / CENTILITRE" sideways in incuse serif letters; to left of handle with small clasped hands in an oval and "199"; on front of neck with four small letters; around collar and neck with an indiscernible number of raised letters in circles; and indiscernible numbers of small letters along top of inside rim and top of handle. Flat bottom struck once with touchmark "V-P" in a lozenge or diamond shape. One of an assembled set of eight metric measures, DL*67.0326-.0333.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
after 1873
place made
France: Pays de la Loire, Angers
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0332
catalog number
67.0332
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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