Half Pint Measure

Half Pint Measure

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Baluster measure with ball-and-bar thumb piece; half pint size. Body with galleried rim and flared base; two incised lines around rim, two pairs around body, and one at foot. Plain strap handle with short terminal; cylindrical strut. Flat lid has two concentric circles and a partial stamp at center "I(?)C" in raised letters inside a rectangle. Rim exterior with crowned George IV Edinburgh verification mark to left of handle.
The George IV mark indicates date made is pre-1830.
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Object Name
measure, half pint
date made
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 4 7/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
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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