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Quarter-bushel measure

Description

A bronze, standard quarter-bushel (one peck) measure, dated 1670; used by Stratford-upon-Avon Corporation., In the accounts of the Borough Chamberlain for that year is the entry 'Pd. for the brase pecke and weight £4 8 0'

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1868-3/1038.1

  • Date

    1670

  • Technique

    cast

  • Material

    metal bronze

  • Marks & inscriptions

    STRATFORD VPON AVON 1670 D H,

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust