Pint Measure

Pint Measure

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Description
Lidless baluster measure with galleried rim and flared base, stamped on top of handle "CM" in incuse serif letters; pint size. Two deeply incised lines around rim and base with two shallow pairs around body. S-scroll strap handle has flat, stepped thumbrest and short terminal with cylindrical strut and diamond- or lozenge-shaped attachment. No touchmarks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
measure, pint
date made
1750-1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 5 in x 3 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
DL.388824
catalog number
388824
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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