Exceptional Edwardian Hip Flask
A very handsome Edwardian silver plated, glass and black leather 1/2 pint hip flask with a screw-cap top by "James Dickson & Sons Sheffield". This one is super-large and has a particularly striking pared-back design. The clear glass body is half covered with leather, the upper half has a detachable silver plated EPNS cover that also acts as a cup. See images.
Height 17cm Width 9.5cm Depth 4cm
Country of origin: UK
Date of manufacture: c.1900
Materials: electro-plated silver nickel, leather and glass
Condition: good, considering its 120 years of use, with some very small spot marks to the silver plating, all of which add to its character and reflect its history.
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