Large Hipflasks, 1870-1920
Reference: 6774, 5551
(Shown on the left) an extremely large and impressive Sterling silver hipflask by Henry William Dee, London silversmiths since 1867. The over-sized and probably unique rectangular flask is engraved with engine-turned guilloché panels, the front with a (vacant) circular cartouche and the screw cap is secured to the body with a silver safety chain. Engraved to the base, Jenner & Knewstub, respected armorial engravers and retailers of luxury goods between 1866 and 1889, located at 33 St. James’s and 66 Jermyn Street, London. English, hallmarked 1870. Approx 20.9 troy ounces.
Height: 11½ inches (29 cm)
Price Code: SOLD
(Shown right) a very large, silver-plated hipflask, made by Alfred Dunhill of 1¾ pint capacity, with bayonet fitting, cork-lined cap with an unusual ribbing to the length of the body and over the shoulders of the flask. Stamped DUNHILL LONDON to the base and bearing hallmarks and design registration marks. English, circa 1920s.
Height: 9½ inches (24 cm)
Price Code: ££
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