Half Noggin Measure

Half Noggin Measure

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Description
Haystack measure; half noggin size. Conical or ovoid body with applied, molded neck, mid, and base bands; circular, everted rim with flared, molded lip. Tapered, D- or ear-shaped handle has an arched thumbrest; upper scrolled terminal with stepped oval attachment below neck; flat lower terminal attached at midband. Front of body stamped "1HALF NOGGIN" in incuse serif letters. Circular touchmark of Joseph Austen & Son on bottom outside.
Maker is Joseph Austen & Son, Cork, Ireland; ca 1823-1846 (previous working dates, ca 1828-1833).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
measure, half noggin
date made
ca 1828-1833
ca 1823-1846
place made
Ireland: Cork
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0130
catalog number
67.0130
accession number
250853
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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