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Flagon (USA)

This is a Flagon. It was made by Peter L Krider. It is dated 1860–80 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is spun, cast and engraved silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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This object was donated by Brian Clyne and Brian Tolle. It is credited Gift of Brian Tolle and Brian Clyne.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33.7 x 15.2 cm (13 1/4in x 6 in)

It has the following markings

On underside: Lion passant, Gothic K and crown, Krider's pseudo-hallmarks, "STERLING", and "J.E. Caldwell" in Roman incuse letters

It is inscribed

Around body: "They Drank of the Spiritual Rock"

Cite this object as

Flagon (USA); Made by Peter L Krider (American, 1821 - 1895); spun, cast and engraved silver; H x diam.: 33.7 x 15.2 cm (13 1/4in x 6 in); Gift of Brian Tolle and Brian Clyne; 2013-28-1

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