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Strasbourg Type II inverted trumpet shape, lidded and spouted flagon with a small heart applied on the right side below rim and engraved below the inset, V-shaped, curvilinear spout "ISP (with diamond above "I")". Domed lid has an elaborate disk-ball-and-spool knop and heart-shaped cover for the spout. D- or ear-shaped strap handle with matching ball-and-reel ends on the thumb piece and lower terminal; five-knuckle hinge. Molded rim and midbody; upper and lower parts of body encircled by pairs of incised bands. Rounded bottom edge and flat bottom with center disk. Face of handle struck with three touchmarks, an incurve-sided pointed shield, "LW" above a scrolled reserve containing a pelican, and an oval with "KZ" flanking a barred shield above a barrel motif. Large circular rosette touch on inside bottom.
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Object Name
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France: Grand Est, Strasbourg
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 10 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 15.5575 cm x 13.335 cm
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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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