Portable Shaving Pot by Drew

Portable Shaving Pot by Drew

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81264

The unusual shape of this silver plated pot belies its purpose for shaving with the large spout made to dip a shaving brush.

The pot has a spirit heater to warm the water which packs inside the pot for travel. There is also a removable soap bowl which has drainage holes around its edge. The pot has a leather case which is stamped with the owner's initials of C.H.C. In gilt to the inside of the lid is stamped To Her Majesty The Queen. Drew & Sons, 33. 35-37 Piccadilly Circus W. The inside of the lid of the pot is stamped Drew & Sons, Piccadilly Circus, London. Drew were established in 1844 and the quality of this pot is as good as you would expect of a company with Drew's reputation. There were foremost known for their high end leather goods and picnic sets, however on their second floor they also sold Military Furniture and Campaigning Equipments. Circa 1900.

Case Size

Dimensions:

Height 15.5 cm / 6 332"
Width 11 cm / 4 516"
Depth 10 cm / 3 2932"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

Silver Plate & Leather Case

Country

England

Signed

Drew & Sons

Style

Travel Equipment

Exhibitions
An Officer's Room

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