Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Hip Flask, Dragon Motif, Republic Period
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Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Hip Flask, Dragon Motif, Republic Period:
A stunning Chinese Export Solid Sterling Silver flask dating from the republic period. The front of the flask is beautifully engraved with a writhing dragon and stylized clouds.
The screw top lid contains a cork seal to make the flask watertight. The rear of the flask is initialed and inscribed. See photos for details.The flask is a nice size and measures 5 5/8 inches tall, 3 1/8 inches wide by 5/8 of an inch thick.
The flask weighs 163 grams. The flask is very good condition. There are no splits, repairs, or leaks. The lid is watertight. There are a couple of small, inconspicuous dents to the flask. The flask is ready for use.
This is a genuine antique and is obviously not like new, it has a patina that only develops over time. This is a fantastic and highly desirable piece that would grace any collection. Please email me with any questions.