Wine Measure

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3120

Description

Square-sided shaft tapers to narrow end; each side is incised and paints; varying increments of measurement.

Details

Descriptive Terms

measuring cups
cherry (wood)
incising
cherry (wood)
Cherry
Incised
MEASURE, LIQUID

Inscription

Painted on the side is: ""WATTS BOSTON""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Watts (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

49 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1620

Places

Massachusetts (United States)