Half Gill or Quarter Noggin Measure

Half Gill or Quarter Noggin Measure

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Description
Handleless baluster measure with a tapered, galleried rim and flared base; half gill or quarter noggin size. One pair of incised lines at top and bottom of body; line visible at seam. Body is stamped "1/2 GILL" on one side and "1/[4?] NOGGIN" on the opposite side, both in incuse serif letters. Rim exterior with verification mark of a crowned Hibernian harp between "ER" over "542" to the left of the number "16". Crowned "X" in a clipped-corner rectangle on bottom exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1850-1910
place made
British Isles: Ireland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0178
catalog number
67.0178
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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