Half Gill Measure

Half Gill Measure

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Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with a beaded, galleried rim and cast circular flared foot; half gill size. Center bead flanked by a pair of thick and thin incised lines at shoulder. Tapered, S-scroll handle with incurved thumbrest and lower pointed terminal with oval attachment at seam. Front of body stamped "1/2GILL" in incuse sans serif letters. Front of rim with a crowned "ER" verification mark for London County ("386 / LCC").
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Object Name
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United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 2 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 6.0325 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm
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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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