Quart Measure

Quart Measure

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Guernsey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece; quart size. Wedge extension is burnt to the plain, pointed and pouted lid. Plain body with slightly flared rim and wide, single-incised, flared base. Strap handle with short terminal; cylindrical strut. Elaborate touchmark on outside of lid "N\s. L C.t" and "GUERNESEY" in shaped surrounds flanked by roses; "L.TV" stamped below in incuse serif letters.
Maker is Nicolas Le Cheminant, working 1780-1830.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1800
place made
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 8 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 12.065 cm x 10.795 cm
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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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