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Four Flasks and Two Bullet-form Shot Glass Containers

Auction:
3104T
Lot:
3031
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3104T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 2:00PM

Description:

Four Flasks and Two Bullet-form Shot Glass Containers, early to mid-20th century, a silvered flask engraved with a map of India, another pewter example engraved for C.L. Caldwell of the Gordon Highlanders (a line infantry regiment of the English Army), a silver-plated flask engraved for Wm. S. Kreps, and the last inscribed "Lusitania February 1912," the smaller of the bullet-form containers inscribed "Take a Shot," ht. to 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-150

India flask: wear, including silver largely worn off; Caldwell inscribed one: with dents, but works fine; sm. Lusitania one: needs a cleaning but fine; "Take a Shot" bullet container: fine, but worn; other bullet-form one: lacks bottom cap to hold shot cups in; Kreps one: worn and with minor dents.



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

India, Bullet, Equipment, Flask, Gordon Highlanders, Laboratory glassware, Military, Military organization

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