Flagon (Pichet)


Small, Orleans type shouldered flagon or pichet with a high collar cut away at back for the flat-domed, inset lid; no spout. Double-bud thumb piece and upturned wedge extension. Pairs of incised lines around collar, sloped shoulder, and flared base. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and short round terminal; cylindrical strut. No marks.

Date Made: late 18th or early 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Centre-Val de Loire, Orléans

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.67.0265Catalog Number: 67.0265Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 11.7475 cm x 9.2075 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f23c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300179

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