Half Gill Measure

Half Gill Measure

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Plain, lidless baluster measure with a galleried rim and flared base; half gill size. Tapered, D- or ear-shaped, tinplate strap handle with folded edges soldered at rim and body. Rim exterior stamped incuse "A C(?)" to left of handle. Bottom exterior scratched with the serif letters "CVN". No maker's marks.
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Object Name
measure, half gill
date made
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (body material)
iron, tinned sheet (handle material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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