Antique Irish 19th Century Pewter Haystack or Harvester Gallon Measure,

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The antique Irish 1 GALLON pewter measure with conical body with applied, molded neck, mid, and base bands; circular, everted rim with flared, molded lip. Tapered, D- or ear-shaped handle has an arched thumb rest; upper scrolled terminal with stepped oval attachment below neck; flat lower terminal attached at midband. The baluster shaped body made without handle with three pair of incised lines on the body. Standing on a hollow foot.
Marked on the bottom for:
Austen & Sons" of Cork, Ireland
94 North Main Street
Literature Castersmark.
Old Pewter Howard Hershel Cotterell Page 151 Fig.154

Ireland - circa 1840
Period: Early - Victorian

Height:       27,6 cm.  (10,9 inches.)
Diam.base: 17,3 cm.  (6,8 inches.)
Weight: 2.873 grams.

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