Gill Measure

Gill Measure

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Bristol Low or West Country measure; gill size. Plain, squat conical or ovoid body; plain, everted rim with pouring spout; molded, flared foot. Tapered, S-scroll handle has an arched and S-curved thumbrest; upper terminal attached at top of rim and short lower terminal near bottom of body. Front of body stamped "GILL" in incuse sans serif letters. Rim exterior with partial, worn stamp below spout of a crowned "VR" or figure inside a circle.
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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 3 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3 in; 9.2075 cm x 8.5725 cm x 7.62 cm
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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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