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Liter Measure

Liter Measure

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Description
Bracket-handled, lidded and spouted, cylindrical metric measure with hooked tab thumb piece and wedge extension burnt to the rounded inset lid; bands of four incised grooves on body near molded lower rim and base. Inset, U-shaped, faceted spout with two graduated beads below; no cover. Seven-knuckle hinge. Lid stamped incuse "6" or "9" between concentric circles. Underside of flat bottom struck twice with a milled oval touchmark of a female figure, standing right with a palm branch in her right hand and a sword at her feet, as sun rays shine down from the upper right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
19th century
place made
France
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 5/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 in; 21.9075 cm x 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0353
catalog number
67.0353
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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