Quarter Gill Measure

Quarter Gill Measure

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Handleless, tapered cylindrical measure with a galleried rim and flared base; quarter gill size. Two incised lines at top of body and one above base. Body is stamped "1/4 GILL" in incuse serif letters. Rim exterior is scratched with a star to the left of a crowned "[G?]R" verification mark; another circular verification mark is illegible. Bottom exterior stamped with an incuse serif "X".
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
British Isles: Ireland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object