Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Description
Jersey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece; pint size. Wedge extension is burnt to the plain, pointed and pouted lid; hinge pin possibly embellished. Plain body with a slightly flared rim and a flared, triple-incised or reeded base. Strap handle with short terminal; no strut. Crowned "GR" mark stamped incuse to right of handle. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1700-1750
place made
United Kingdom: England
Jersey
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 16.8275 cm x 10.795 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0167
catalog number
67.0167
accession number
250853
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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