Large shouldered flagon or pichet on a short, applied, tapered base with a double-acorn thumbpiece and a separate, unattached, circular pointed, flat lid. Incised lines around base of gallered rim and shoulder; molded bead around neck. Strap handle with flat lower terminal; five-knuckle hinge. Underside of flat bottom has raised concentric circles at center. No marks.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Normandie, Rouen

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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.67.0301Catalog Number: 67.0301Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 6 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 16.8275 cm x 13.335 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f09e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300208

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