Measuring container

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-17786

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

Descriptive Terms

vials
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
Brass
VIAL

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

2.5 (H), 0.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1928