A Set of Imperial Bronze Measures
A Set of Imperial Bronze Measures

A Set of Imperial Bronze Measures

c. 1820 England

Offered by Timothy Langston

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A rare set of four turned bronze measures, each stamped with a reign mark for George IV, the central bands engraved with the capacities: Imperial pint; Imperial 1/2 pint; Imperial gill; Imperial 1/2 gill.

These beakers were made for measuring corn and a full set would range from an Imperial 1/2 gill through to a bushel (8 gallons).

Such objects were stamped by officials working for the Crown and each of these has a government stamp to the rim.
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0001
Medium
Bronze
Timothy Langston

Timothy Langston
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