Jigger

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2405

Description

Horn jigger (aka whiskey measure), with straight tapering, semi-translucent cream and dark brown streaked sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jiggers (measuring devices)
carving (processes)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Horn
Carved
JIGGER

Inscription

Faded handwriting below top rim: ""BANGELY T/LARE ME"" (?).

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.428