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Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Description
Guernsey measure or flagon with double-acorn thumb piece; pint size. Wedge extension is burnt to the plain, pointed and pouted lid. Single incised lines around rim, waist, and flared base; molded bands around neck and belly. Strap handle with short terminal; no strut. Lid exterior stamped "P F L" in incuse serif letters. Touchmark inside lid "AD" in raised serif letters inside a heart.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1700-1850
place made
Guernsey
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 4 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 17.78 cm x 11.1125 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0174
catalog number
67.0174
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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