Half Pint Measure

Half Pint Measure

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Description
Lidless baluster measure with a galleried rim and plain, flared base; half pint size. Two incised lines around rim as well as above and below swelled center of body. Tapered, S-scroll handle has a rectangular slot at upper terminal for hinged lid, a flat, double-stepped thumbrest, and a lower bud terminal; strut with stepped diamond- or lozenge-shaped attachment. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1750-1850
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 4 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 10.16 cm x 12.065 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0081
catalog number
67.0081
accession number
250853
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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