Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Plain Paris type shouldered flagon or pichet with ball-and-disk tab thumb piece and stepped extension burnt to the heart-shaped, slightly pouted lid, which is stamped incuse "D F". Strap handle with square thumbrest and short square terminal; five-knuckled hinge. No other marks. Inside of lid has a small, circular, white paper dealer's label adhered at center, printed in bright pink and inscribed in ink; "HT '59" inscribed above that in blue crayon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
18th century
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 13.97 cm x 10.4775 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0269
catalog number
67.0269
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
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National Museum of American History
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