Champagne cork - Silverplate - France - Early 20th century

Description
Champagne cork - Silverplate - France - Early 20th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

Salt shaker in the shape of a Champagne cork, "Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin", Bruno Wiskemann, early 20th century
Silver plated
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin: Salt shaker stylised in the shape of a Champagne cork.
The name Werle underneath Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin refers to the second generation owner of the Champagne makers, Mathieu Eduard Werlé. He was left with the estate after the founders wife, Nicole-Barbe Clicquot-Ponsardin, passed away.
Most likely for sea-salt (which was served with oysters).
A novelty piece of early merchandising, commissioned by Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin at Wiskemann.
Handmade. Detailed hammering to stylise the texture of cork
Good condition. Beautiful patina
Height: approx. 6 cm
Base width: approx. 3.5 cm
Opening width: approx. 2.5 cm
The item will be packaged with care and shipped with a track and trace code. Collection is also possible at the seller’s address.

Lot details
Object
Champagne cork
Material
Silverplate
Manufacturer/ Brand
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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