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Pot-bellied flagon or pichet with a horizontal or handlebar thumb piece and wedge extension burnt to the overhanging, heart-shaped, pouted lid. Plain, slightly flared rim; two pairs of incised lines around body and one around flared base. Tapered, S-scroll handle with stepped thumbrest and scroll terminal; conical strut. Three stamps on outside of lid, two illegible next to a touchmark dated 1754 with crown above, interlocking "C"s at center and "R" below, all in a conforming surround.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1754
place made
France: Normandie, Rouen
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 4 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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