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Gallon Measure

Gallon Measure

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Baluster measure with double-volute thumb piece and fleur-de-lis extension; missing lid. Gallon size. Body has a galleried rim and flared base; one incised line just below center. Tapered, S-scroll handle with semi-bud terminal; short, conical strut with stepped diamond- or lozenge-shaped attachment. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 6 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 17.4625 cm x 11.7475 cm
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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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