Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Mallet-shaped flagon or pichet with double-acorn thumb piece and wedge extension; stamped "L B D" in serif letters on the outside of the heart-shaped, pouted lid. Slightly flared, galleried rim with two pairs of incised lines; narrow, round shouldered body; and applied, tapered base. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and short scroll terminal; short oval strut.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
ca 1750
place made
France: Île-de-France
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 13.97 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0254
catalog number
67.0254
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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