Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Paris type shouldered flagon or pichet with a C-curved, ball-and-disk tab thumb piece and lamb's-tongue extension burnt to the heart-shaped, pouted lid, which is stamped incuse "I O" at center. Flared rim and applied tapered base with molded inside edges; plain narrow body. Strap handle with ridged thumbrest and short square terminal; oval strut. Bottom inside with large, raised serif letters "S D". Bottom outside struck with two small curvilinear touchmarks, one at center has "I L / C" around a crowned hammer and the other has "S G / C / E L".
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Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
before 1764
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 27.305 cm x 16.8275 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0267
catalog number
67.0267
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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