Quart Measure

Quart Measure

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Description
Bristol Low or West Country measure; quart size. Plain, squat conical or ovoid body; plain, everted rim with pouring spout and notches at sides; molded, flared foot. Tapered, S-scroll handle has an S-curved thumbrest; upper terminal attached at top of rim and short lower terminal near bottom of body. Body stamped on front "QUART" in incuse sans serif letters. Rim exterior stamped to left of handle "W. G. EDMONDS & C\o / DUBLIN" in incuse serif letters. Rim interior has crowned verification mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1775-1825
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
Ireland: Dublin, Dublin
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 17.145 cm x 15.875 cm x 14.2875 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0117
catalog number
67.0117
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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