Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Small Chartres type bulbous or bellied flagon or pichet with a high collar cut away at back for the flat inset lid, which is stamped incuse "P D" and incised with two concentric circles at center; no spout. Beaded angled tab thumb piece and lamb's-tongue extension. Molded bands around top of neck, shoulder, and lower body above flared base. Faint incised lines around collar. Strap handle with ridged thumbrest and short square terminal; cylindrical strut. No other marks.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
mid 18th century
place made
France: Centre-Val de Loire, Chartres
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 10.795 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0264
catalog number
67.0264
accession number
250853
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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