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Council Flagon, 18th century

  • European


  • Overall: 10 7/8 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 inches (27.6 × 14 × 11.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Sidney Corbett, Jr., 1918



European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Mrs. Sidney Corbett, Jr.

1918-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Cotterell, H. H., R. M. Vetter and F. R. Hist. "European Continental Pewter," Antiques, vol. XIV, no. 5. p. 431 (fig. 173). Berling, Karl. Altes Zinn. Berlin: R. C. Schmidt and Co, 1920, p. 74, (fig. 47).

European, Council Flagon, 18th century, pewter. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Sidney Corbett, Jr., 1918, 63.373.