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Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Bulbous or pot-bellied flagon or pichet on a domed pedestal base. Twin-lobed or heart-shaped thumb piece with wedge extension burnt to the heart-shaped, pouted lid. Molded band around neck flanked by pairs of incised lines; additional lines around cupped rim. Stepped shoulder. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and flat lower terminal.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
place made
Switzerland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 4 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 22.86 cm x 12.3825 cm x 10.4775 cm
ID Number
DL.311690
catalog number
311690
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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