One-Twelfth Pint Measure

One-Twelfth Pint Measure

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Small, lidless bulbous or bellied spirit measure with a beaded, galleried rim and cast circular foot; 1/12 pint size. Two scored lines around shoulder. Tapered, S-scroll handle with stepped thumbrest and lower pointed terminal with oval attachment at seam. Rim exterior stamped to left of handle "[1/]12 PINT" in raised serif letters inside a serrated rectangle. Bottom interior stamped with an incuse crowned "X". No maker's marks.
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Object Name
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United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.7625 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
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National Museum of American History
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