Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with a galleried rim, cast circular flared base, and blind hinge lug, engraved "E.ETTERSHANK" in italicized serif letters on front of belly; pint size. Two incised lines around rim, one at foot, and two pairs around body. Strap handle has a stepped thumbrest and flat lower terminal; cylindrical strut. Rim exterior is stamped to right of handle "PINT" and with a crowned "A.C / N\o 2" verification mark; City of Aberdeen verification mark is to left of handle.
The blind hinge lug is thought to be an Aberdeen feature.
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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Aberdeen
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 5 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 3 in; 14.2875 cm x 13.0175 cm x 7.62 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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