Half Gallon Measure

Half Gallon Measure

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Description
Uncrested tappit hen measure with a scrolled thumb piece; half gallon size. Flat-domed lid with raised disk and two incised lines. Body has molded rim and base with two incised lines around shoulder and three at base. S-scroll handle with stepped thumbrest and flared terminal; cylindrical strut. No marks.
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Object Name
measure
measure, half gallon
date made
1750-1840
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 6 in; 31.115 cm x 16.1925 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0193
catalog number
67.0193
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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