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Measuring container

Description

Red leather covered measure, marked "500" in gilt on top. Top removed reveals brass cylinder w/ vertical slit and 2 markings: "1" and "200". Bottom removed reveals brass cylinder w/ vertical slit marked: "1", "2" and "300". 2 small trays fit in brass sections, which screw together.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
VIAL
vials
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 0.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1928
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17786

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