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Clermont-Ferrand type conical flagon or pichet with cupped collar, flared base, and beaded, angled tab thumb piece with ridged extension burnt to the flat, heart-shaped lid. Strap handle has ridged thumbrest and short square terminal; oval strut. Lid is engraved with a shaded Roman letter "B" and struck once with an undecipherable oval touchmark, only a Paschal Lamb facing right is recognizable. Bottom inside has two large raised concentric circles. Bottom outside has a rectangular, white cloth collector's label identifying type adhered across center.
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Object Name
date made
late 18th or early 19th century
place made
France: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Clermont-Ferrand
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 13.97 cm x 11.43 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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