Antique, Massachusetts Pewter Measure, Half Gallon

Stamped CM for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Antique, Massachusetts Pewter Measure, Half Gallon<br />
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This measure bears a verification mark for the American colony of Massachusetts "CM" in block letters stamped on face of rim to left of handle (unidentified maker)

Baluster form with flat circular cover displaying paired incised rings at edge centering a pair at center; bud thumbpiece with stepped and canted triangular extension soldered to cover and continuing nearly to center; cover hinged to handle... shape may be attributed to American shop tradition; strong linen marks. The baluster-shaped body having a galleried rim and flared base displays paired incised concentric lines on rim, center of body, and lower section of body; scroll strap handle attached at rim and with strut to lower section of body.

Date: 1750-1780

Measurement: Height: 11"

Material: Pewter

Condition: Possible small repair to belly seam


SKU: 365-356

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