This antique, 19th century ale measure was hand crafted in traditional, haystack form with a deep lip and pouring spout, small neck and broad base. It displays a curved pistol handle. Marked with a lead verification stamps including a crowned VR. These marks signify that the measure complied with the ale capacity standard during the reign.
MAKER W.R. Loftus (London, 1860-1940)
MARKS Marked: Loftus/ Oxford St./ London.
DATE c. 1860
DIMENSIONS Width 11.5 Depth 10 Height 10.25 in.