Flask: Hip

Glass brandy flask with pewter 'cup" in which container fits. With stitched leather around upper half.

Given by Sir Ernest Shackleton to donor's grandfather who among other things was a carrier in Wellington "in recognition of some small service" performed when Shackleton called into Wellington possibly during T.A.E. 1914-17.
Engraved on the base of the cup is a stag over a bag (?) of gold.
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