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Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Dog Spirit Flask – 1768

£1,000.00

Hallmarked for London 1768 with the silversmiths mark for William & Aaron Lestourgeon.

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Description

Description

Antique Georgian hallmarked solid sterling silver spirit flask measuring 6″ (15 cms) tall x 2 1/2″ (6.5 cms) and hallmarked for London 1768 with the silversmiths mark for William & Aaron Lestourgeon.

It’s in great condition with just a couple of minor marks – any dark marks you can see in the photos are just reflections from the camera.

It has tapering shoulders and a screw fastening lid. The cup slides on and off just fine and retains the original gilding.

On one side of the flask there is an applied hound/dog and it weighs 228 grams.

This is a super item which is quite unusual and in great condition bearing in mind it’s nearly 250 years old.