Large Crocodile Hip Flask by James Dixon & Sons

Large Crocodile Hip Flask by James Dixon & Sons

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A good sized crocodile, nickel silver and glass Hip Flask by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield.

The flask takes 3/4 of a pint of liquid and is fitted with a bayonet fitting to the hinged lid. The flask is marked to one side of the neck with JD&S in a cartouche and on the other side with Dixon's trumpet and banner trademark. The underside of the removable cup, which has a gilt wash to the interior, is also marked JD&S with the Dixon logo and the size number 7.

Although Dixons made a wide range of goods in silver, plate and Britannia metal they were market leaders in their production of flasks and are known for the quality of their work. Circa 1900.

Dimensions:

Height 17.5 cm / 6 2932"
Width 11.5 cm / 4 12"
Depth 4 cm / 1 1932"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

Crocodile, Nickel Plate and Glass

Country

England

Signed

Stamps for James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield

Condition

Good

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