A R Wentworth hammered pewter flask
A traditional pewter 3oz pocket or purse flask with a hammered finish. Cast and machined by hand in Sheffield by the pewter-smiths of A R Wentworth at the still family run workshops founded in 1949. First produced in the bronze age pewter is an alloy of mostly tin with copper and antimony (no lead these days!) for hardness. About 12.5cm long, 5.5cm wide, and 2cm deep.