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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.
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Object Name
date made
18th century
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
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
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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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