Pair of Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Pilgrim Flasks, London, 1892-93, George Fox, maker, with a compressed pear-form body, applied female masks joined by suspended chains on either side, and an engraved armorial to the center, ht. 16 in., approx. 189.3 troy oz.
N.B. The design for these flasks is closely related to the design of the 1710 pilgrim flask by Pierre Platel (1659-1719), currently in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (museum no. M.854&:2-1927). A larger example of this same form was exhibited at the 1862 International Exhibition in London (Sotheby's Sale L12303, July 8, 2015, Lot 8).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of A. Margaret Bok, Rockport, ME
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