Flagon

Description:

Brittany type shouldered flagon or pichet with a double-acorn thumb piece and wedge extension burnt to the heart-shaped, pouted lid, which is engraved "ISPR" in shaded serif letters. Incised, cupped rim, molded band around neck, stepped shoulder, and molded domed base. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and flat lower terminal. Interior with plouk or pimple below rim indicating capacity level. Side of spout struck once with a crowned spreadwing eagle bearing a crossed oval shield in an oval.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Brittany

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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.67.0288Catalog Number: 67.0288Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: measure

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 13.97 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-af9a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_311573

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