Two Quart Measure

Two Quart Measure

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Guernsey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece; pot (two quart) size. Wedge extension is burnt to the plain, pointed and pouted lid. Beaded rim and molded, flared base; band of four grooves around waist. Strap handle with short terminal. Crowned "GR" and "ER" verification marks stamped incuse to right of handle. Inside lid lightly incised "EAR".
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United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 11 in x 6 in x 5 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm x 13.335 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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