Victorian Sterling Silver and Crocodile Skin Hip Flask, 1900

GBP 360.00

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Object Description

A beautiful English sterling sliver and crocodile late Victorian antique hip flask.

Mounted with a precision made domed top with a smooth hinge and bayonet fitting and retaining its original cork stopper.

The the sterling silver drinking cup fits snugly onto the glass bottle meeting the dark brown crocodile covering at the mid-point.

While on a cold winters walk use the drinking cup or be daring and take a nip from the bottle.

Object History

Hallmark struck to both the drinking cup and stopper.
Maker: Henry Williamson
Date: 1901
Location:Sheffield, England.

Object Condition

In very good condition, tiny dink to the drinking cup and very small loss of leather to the shoulder.

Good. Lightly used, with very light scratches, or minor cosmetic wear, but has no structural issues. Most antique and vintage items fit this condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. No restorations or modifications have been made.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)13 0437 4563

Dealer Location

3 Cheshire Street, London E2 6ED

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