A Victorian sterling silver, leather and glass hip flask engraved with a family crest. The crest is on the removable silver/gilt cup and also on the top of the cap.
A fine hip flask which is in very good condition for the sporting enthusiast. The shield or crest features a cubic arm holding a rose and a thistle.
English sterling silver, as denoted by; the Lion passant mark for sterling .925, maker’s mark for Thomas Johnson, Assay town of London, date letter mark for 1871, and Monarch’s Mark (Victoria)
Measurements; 6” high X 3 1 /4” wide, depth 1 ¼”, holds 1/2 pint of liquid
Condition Report; Leather, glass and silver are in very good condition. The screw on/off cap has a few small dents around the rim. These have been captured in photographs and grouped together in one picture. The decanter was tested with water to ensure the cap worked properly, no leaks detected.
Antique English Sterling Silver Leather Hip Flask, Removable Cup, Family Crest