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Liter Measure

Liter Measure

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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
19th century
place made
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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