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Decorative Arts ➔ 1/4 Pint Gill Measure Of Measure Set

Identifier:
1997.54.223.4
Description:
Slightly bulbous body with center ridge stripe and concave curve leads to mouth. Stamp mark near handle. Goldish coloring.;Stamp;QUARTERN, Mark on front, at mouth, very heavily pressed. Possibly, 1. |
Materials:
Pewter
Dimensions:
3.25" h 3.25" w 2.25" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Steele A. Taylor
Exhibit/Program
P is for Pewter ()
Maker/Donor
Taylor, Steele A.
Steele Taylor is a New Jersey native and a World War II Navy veteran. In 1948, after earning a degree in economics from Williams College in Winston, Massachusetts, he accepted a job offer from Dohler-Jarvis in Grand Rapids. In 1960 he moved to Grand Rapids Steel and was part owner and president when he retired in 1985. He has served on many boards throughout his career, such as the Mary Free Bed Hospital, Aquinas Emeritus Center, various Hospice boards and former member and president of the Art and Museum Board. Steele and his wife Mary are consummate world travelers and their collection is a testament to their travels. Artifacts donated by Steele are exceptional resources, representing various regions of the world. He has also donated an extensive collection of pewter items to the Grand Rapids Public Museum. His pewter collection can be seen on display in the Museum's "P is for Pewter" as part of the A-Z exhibit