Pleasant Surprise Silver Plate & Leather Book Flask (c.1900)

MIS-38707

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Antique leather and silver plated Pleasant Surprise 8oz novelty flask in the shape of a book with a secret gilt bayonet detachable corner cap. Circa 1900

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Specifications

MakerJames Dixon & Sons, Sheffield
DateCirca 1900
Height14cm (5.5")
Width10.8cm (4.25")
Depth2.5cm (1")
Weight341g

Description

A very unusual antique leather and silver plated Pleasant Surprise 8oz novelty flask in the shape of a book with a secret detachable gilt bayonet fitting corner cap and marked with the maker J Dixon & Sons and beautifully engraved look like pages. The leather cover is in very good original condition, there are signs of ware as can be seen on the gilt corners. A fantastic gift for a book lover!