Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Flattened circular, lidded and spout flagon with tall neck and double-domed, flared pedestal base; one side of body is inset with a circular armorial device consisting of a curved shield with lion rampant and an open or barred helmet facing left with foliate mantling surmounted by a ducal coronet (three strawberry leaves). Angular strap handle with banded ball thumb piece. Flat-top domed lid with flat rim clipped to a point at front. Two marks struck on top of handle, a rounded shield containing a crossed key and arrow with the letters "I M P", and an incuse key.
Mark possibly that of August Weygang, Jr. (1859-1946) of Öhringen, Germany, who continued his family's pewtermaking business, 1885-1946.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flagon
date made
ca 1880-1920
place made
Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Öhringen
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 5 in x 4 in; 25.4 cm x 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
DL.317628
catalog number
317628
accession number
67916
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Nettie Louisa White
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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