Italia - Screw corkscrew - late 19th century - Brass - Iron - Wood

Description
Italia - Screw corkscrew - late 19th century - Brass - Iron - Wood
Italy - 1870-1890

An important Italian brass corkscrew with screw mechanism, a classic example of the Emilian manufacture of the 19th century.

Large handle in turned wood, brass ‘open frame’ bell with decorations, brass spacer and iron worm with Archimedean tip.

Length: 17.5 cm; handle width: 9 cm
Overall weight: 159 grams

A beautiful piece, essential in every collection that includes the best examples of Italian handicrafts of the period between the two centuries.

Still in overall excellent condition, a very charming piece
Absolutely a collectable item, mentioned in all texts treating of corkscrews
Italian collectable item.

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Lot details
Object
Screw corkscrew - late 19th century
Material
Brass - Iron - Wood
Manufacturer/ Brand
Italia
Estimated Period
1870-1890
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
159 g
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