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Half Gill Measure

Half Gill Measure

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Small, lidless Guernsey measure or flagon, rim bent to form spout; larger half gill size. Plain body with a wide, molded and flared foot. Slender, strap handle with plain upper terminal attached at rim and lower short terminal with conical strut. Partial verification marks for Guernsey of a five-petaled rose and a fleur-de-lis are on opposite sides of rim exterior. Bottom exterior deeply stamped "ETR" in incuse serif letters.
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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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