ANTIQUE - Sterling Silver - Small Engine Turned HIP FLASK - George Unite - 1868. A nice, clean example of an antique mid-Victorian sterling silver hip flask, with screw top fitting.
Made by the highly collectable George Unite, this premium quality flask is of investment quality. Slightly concave in shape, with both the front panel and reverse feature a fine engine turned decoration, with the from having the "RP" initials within the cartouche. We believe this embellishment is period to the piece. The sides have further leaf-style engraving, however these have worn and become somewhat obscured over time.
This flask is comes with tightly fitting screw off cap. Please see above for quantity available. 925 sterling silver, dated 1868. Makers mark as per image above. Holds 2.5 fl oz.
Size: Measures 3 1/8" (7.7 cm) tall, 3" (7.5 cm) wide. Condition: Item is in stunning condition, it's been cleaned and polished, so has a nice soft silver patina.
The hallmarks are clear and bright. Side engraving is rubbed, commensurate with age and use. We specialise in quality named silver, flatware and crystal. We are a friendly team who have established a reliable, quick and efficient service. We're available by appointment at Unit 156, Grays Antique Market, 58 Davies St, London W1K 5LP.Our closest tube station is Bond Street. We're often asked to send glass and cutlery to friends and relatives as a replacement for small accidents or as gifts. Please let us know if you would like us to send the receipt somewhere else! Collections can be arranged by appointment at our unit in Grays Antiques Market, London. There will be delays in a response if messages are received out of working hours or over the weekend. Company Name: Merrit Robinson LTD.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "merrittrobinson" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.