Gill Measure

Gill Measure

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Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with a beaded, galleried rim and cast circular flared foot; gill size. Two incised lines at shoulder. Tapered, S-scroll handle with incurved thumbrest and lower bud terminal with oval attachment at seam. Front of rim stamped "GILL" in raised serif letters inside a rectangle.
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Object Name
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United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 3 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.0325 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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