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Alsace or Rhineland Type I lidded and spouted baluster flagon or pichet with cupped rim, narrow bulging belly, and tall tapered base with flat bottom; entire body decorated with bands of thick and thin incised lines. Heart-shaped, slightly pouted lid with applied boss at top center. D- or ear-shaped strap handle with undulating floral vine decoration on its face has an angled and engraved thumb piece, rope- or cable-pattern extension, and flat lower terminal; five-knuckle hinge. Large circular rosette touch on inside bottom.
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Object Name
date made
late 16th or early 17th century
place made
France: Grand Est, Strasbourg
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 22.86 cm x 13.335 cm x 9.8425 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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