Hip flask

Object Number: 
1944.360
Date: 
ca. 1900 - 1930
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 12.1 x 11.4 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in the reserve: at an angle, "E P K" in block letters stamped: on the base: "I. S Co./ Sterling/ 164-3/ 1/2 PINT" in script and roman letters around a bird with raised wings
Description: 
Cast and seamed silver hip flask; c-shaped body with straight sides and rounded edges, seamed down the sides; hinged, cylindrical screw cap with a flat circular finial with inscribed lines around the edges; the front of the body engraved with stripes and an oval reserve with floral motifs on the top and bottom; reserve engraved, "E P K" in block letters at an angle; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin P. Kilroe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group