Mounted in exquisite French sterling silver, comprising of a threaded lid and collar, and detachable tumbler cup sheathing the base. The sterling mounts are richly decorated in Louis XVI/Neoclassical style ornamentation. Comprising of finely detailed raised relief of ribbon bows festooned with floral clusters and garland swags applied over an intricate engine turned guilloche engraved background of polka dots and zig-zag linework. Enhanced with gold vermeil finish to the interiors of the lid and tumbler.Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark. In use from 1838, the mark depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of. 950/1000 silver 95% silver and a higher grade of finesse than the standard.
Bearing makers marks for silversmith Amédée Gravoin, active 1902 to 1933 at 118 rue du Temple, Paris. Measures 5 1/2 length x 5 ¾ width x 1 1/8 deep. In overall good antique condition with general wear and some surface scratches to the glass commensurate with age and use.No dings or dents to the thick gauge sterling mounts. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description.
We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use.Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Ornate Antique French Sterling Silver Cut Glass Engraved Liquor Whisky Hip Flask" is in sale since Tuesday, January 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Bottles, Decanters & Flasks". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.