Half Pint Measure

Half Pint Measure

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Description
Jersey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece, engraved "R G C" in serif letters on face of handle; half 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 incised base. Strap handle with short terminal; cylindrical strut. Crowned "GR" mark stamped incuse to left of handle.
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: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0168
catalog number
67.0168
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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