Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask
Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask

GEORGE EDWARD AND SONS (worked 1870-1920)

Antique Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask

1907 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver hip flask has a rectangular form with rounded corners.

The upper portion of the glass body is ornamented with an impressive crocodile skin covering.

This impressive flask is fitted with a plain domed fully hallmarked hinged cover, securing with a bayonet fitting.

This antique silver and crocodile skin hip flask retains the original hallmarked push fit drinking cup with original gilt interior.

This exceptional Edwardian flask is a large example and the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

This flask has been tested and is water tight and ready for use.

To ensure the flask remains water tight, the cork should be moist and therefore fully expanded to provide an effective seal.

There are two recommended methods to ensure that the cork does not dry out and shrink:
Method One: Keep fluid in the flask at all times, and keep the flask on its side to ensure the cork remains wet.
Method Two: Fill the flask to the brim with fluid and close. Leave it like this overnight, or for 24 hours if possible, before use.

Dimensions
Height 17.1cm/6.7"
Height of drinking cup 5.8cm/2.3"
Width 11.3cm/4.4"
Depth 3.8cm/1.5"

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This antique silver and crocodile skin hip flask is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The glass is in perfect condition and the crocodile skin covering is in the original presentation condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the drinking cup and the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Maker: George Edward & Sons (David & George Edward)
Date: 1907
Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9303 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 6.70 inch (17.02 cm)
Width 4.40 inch (11.18 cm)
Depth 1.50 inch (3.81 cm)
Stock Code
A9303
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian glass, English sterling silver and crocodile skin mounted hip flask; an addition to our silver mounted glass collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the drinking cup and the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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