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Wantage Rod

1977.504 (RS116719)

Description

Square stick, one end having a flat point which probably had brass ferrule originally, securing brads remain.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Possibly
Inscriptions
Stick numbered on all four sides; two sides bear stamped-in marks that guage liquid measures: ""gallons, hogsheads, etc.""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
ROD, WANTAGE
wantage rods
Dimensions
0.563 x 0.563 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.504
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4251

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