Flagon

Flagon

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Description
Brittany type shouldered flagon or pichet with a double-acorn thumb piece and wedge extension burnt to the heart-shaped, pouted lid, which is engraved "ISPR" in shaded serif letters. Incised, cupped rim, molded band around neck, stepped shoulder, and molded domed base. Strap handle with stepped thumbrest and flat lower terminal. Interior with plouk or pimple below rim indicating capacity level. Side of spout struck once with a crowned spreadwing eagle bearing a crossed oval shield in an oval.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
place made
France: Brittany
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0288
catalog number
67.0288
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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