Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Bristol Low or West Country measure; pint size. Conical or ovoid body with molded lip, neck and foot; circular, everted rim. Tapered, S-scroll handle has spurred thumbrest and lower bud terminal; both terminals attached to body. Front of foot stamped "PINT" in incuse serif letters. Rim interior stamped with five verification marks, two for the City of Bristol (one circular and one crowned), one for Watchet & Williton, one for Somerset County, and an unidentified "CB9". Partial touchmark of M. Fothergill & Sons on bottom outside. From a set of four, DL*67.0125-.0128 (complete Fothergill mark on DL*67.0127).
Maker is M. Fothergill & Sons, Bristol, England; working 1783-1835.
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Object Name
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United Kingdom: England, Bristol
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm x 8.5725 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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National Museum of American History
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