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Flagon, 18th century

  • Scottish


  • Overall: 9 1/2 × 7 1/4 × 5 1/4 inches (24.1 × 18.4 × 13.3 cm)

Gift of Robert H. Tannahill



European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969]

1948-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Wood, L. Ingleby. Scottish Pewter-Ware and Pewterers. Edinburgh: G. A. Martin, 1905, pl. XIII. Cotterell, H. H. National Types of Old Pewter. Boston: Antiques, Inc., 1925, pp. 17-18, (figs. 94, 97).

Scottish, Flagon, 18th century, pewter. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill, 48.348.