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"Centilitre" Measure

"Centilitre" Measure

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Lidless, bracket-handled, cylindrical metric measure with a spouted, sloped collar and molded base; incised around collar and bottom of body. Stamped on front of body "CENTILITRE" in incuse serif letters below a small clasped hands in a circle and "199"; on face of handle with another small clasped hands; and along top of inside rim with an indiscernible number of small raised letters. Flat bottom struck once with touchmark "VC" in a lozenge or diamond shape. One of an assembled set of eight metric measures, DL*67.0326-.0333.
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Object Name
date made
after 1873
place made
France: Pays de la Loire, Angers
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 1 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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