Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Lille type lidded and spouted bulbous flagon on an applied, flared and molded base. Flat-top cyma-molded lid is incised with a series of concentric circles. Uncovered, inset, faceted spout with two graduated beads below. Plain strap handle has a convex, ridged shell thumb piece, ridged thumbrest and short square terminal with oval strut; five-knuckle hinge. Bottom underside also has incised concentric circles which contain three marks stamped at center, the touchmark of an imperial crown over a shield containing a rampant lion, facing left, struck twice above "F.BOULANGET" in incuse serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
19th century
place made
France: Hauts-de-France, Lille
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 16.51 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0274
catalog number
67.0274
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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