[Book-Form Decanter] [James Dixon & Sons]

Silver-Plated Decanter, ca. 1920

Book-form flask made by the important British silversmiths James Dixon & Sons Ltd of Sheffield, c. 1920.  Upper right corner of the "book" separates to reveal the spout, with the seam masked to appear as part of the cover design.  Light wear, some signs of plate loss and pitting, else fine.  5.25 x 7.25 x 1.25 inches (13.3 x 18.4 x 3.2 cm.), holds 24 Oz. (18880)

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