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Flagon

Flagon
Title
Flagon
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 11 1/8 in. ( 32.4 x 16.8 x 28.3 cm )
Description 
Cast silver plated flagon from a Bloomingdale Reformed Church Communion Service; circular body with straight sides tapering slightly from the stepped and molded base with a reeded band around the base to the plain, applied rim; two plain bands applied around the center of the body; cast, s-scroll handle tapers toward the heart-shaped terminus; handle applied below the rim and to the lower body with an oval joint; cast and hinged, circular, stepped and domed lid with an applied mouse-eared thumbpiece and cast hinge-plate with a shaped drop; applied, cast triangular spout; engraved on the base, "R. D. C. H." in script; no maker's mark.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Hopper Striker Mott
Object Number 
1928.35a
Marks 
engraved: on the base: "R. D. C. H." in script
Gallery Label 
This flagon was used as part of a Communion Service at the Bloomingdale Reformed Church.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group