Half Pint Measure

Half Pint Measure

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Description
Lidless Jersey measure or flagon, rim bent to form spout; half pint size. Two incised lines around rim and near bottom; one around shoulder and flared base. Slender, strap handle with stepped thumbrest; upper terminal attached at rim and lower short terminal with circular strut. Partial crowned "GR" verification mark stamped incuse to right of handle. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1700-1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
Jersey
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 9.2075 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0161
catalog number
67.0161
accession number
250853
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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