Large example of the 1851 GOODYEAR PATENT corkscrew. Unmarked, as they usually are, this one is over three inches when closed.
This corkscrew features a simple ribbed design. Mechanism is working properly and the corkscrew worm has a sharp point.
Closed it measures 3 1/4" in length. Open, the worm is 2 1/2" long.
Nice condition. A hard to find piece.
This nineteenth century decanter and glassware set has the form of a camel, and features two barrel shaped decanters and set of ten cordial glasses. The camel is patinated spelter and the frame is crafted from other metals including brass. One decanter is missing its spout and stopper. Measures 17.5 by 10 by 10 inches.
A Rare Stoneware Wine Flask (called a “Schraubflasche” in German), cylindrical with a pewter screw top, sloped shoulder and white glazed body with applied silvered decoration of a scrolling branch with leaves and berries. Silvered underglazed mark on base.
Probably German, 18th Century (chip to base)
Sterling silver flask that holds 1/2 pint. It is hand-engraved on the front with a design and the wording "little brown jug". It measures almost 6.5" tall including the top and 4.25" at its widest. The top unscrews but there is a ring holding it in place so it cannot be lost. It is in great condition and the overall weight is 173 grams. Circa 1910, it is marked on the bottom (please see the pictures.)
Circa 1900 ivory handled (boar's tusk) corkscrew with decorative sterling mounts on each end. Corkscrew handle measures 5 3/4"" from end to end. The worm measures 3 3/8" from the tip to the bottom of the handle. The tip is sharp.
Marked STERLING on the larger end
One of the smallest folding bow shape corkscrews I have every seen - 1 1/4" x 5/8" dating from the turn of the century. The worm is sharp and is the full expected length. This corkscrew would have been used for medicine or perfume bottles at a time when liquids were corked.
An unsigned bronze corkscrew attributed to Hagenauer in the form of a monkey. I have had this same corkscrew in the past and it was signed Hagenauer. This one has no marks.
Stands 2 1/8" high and measures 4" wide to the tip of the corkscrew.
By Danish modernist silversmith Jan F. Torp Sorensen of Holbaek, Denmark, created 1988-90, a matched pair of repousse and chased silverplate, lidded tankards. Marked "JTS DENMARK" on the bottom. 20 ounces capacity, 6-1/4' tall, 4" diameter at base. Beautiful detail and workmanship. Folliate handle and feet, European village scene. Condition is excellent, no damage.
Vintage Scandinavian pewter corkscrew in the shape of a Sea Serpent or Snake. Sharp pointed worm.
5" long x 3 1/2" wide
Handblown decanter of Scandinavian design in grey-blue glass cased in clear glass. Clear glass stopper has a heavy, flat finial with a ground shank, and fits perfectly. The blown bottle has a polished pontil. The decanter (with stopper) stands 9.5 inches (24 cm) tall and has a diameter of 4.5 inches (11 cm). Unfortunately it is unsigned, and no label. Condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs; very clean with no visible deposits on interior. Circa 1970.
Has advertising on the wood sheath that reads:
"Coon Club Whiskey"
Family Liquor Store
Back Bay, Dudley, Mass.
Nice addition to any corkscrew collection!
8 1/4" tall figural corkscrew. Inside it reads Mod. Dept Italy. Sommelier is on the front.
Works fine, needs a light polishing. The black interior looks almost unused.
Measurements: TOTAL HEIGHT: 3 1/2" - Diameter of largest amber bead: 1" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1 ounce
Tested and guaranteed as both (Baltic) amber and silver.
The original cork has dried and separated...
Petite wine pichet or pitcher. Unique mark, LE PUB. Decorators and designers: Sweet piece of pottery for French Country decor. Great to decorate a table, cupboard, shelf, or bar. Estimated pre 1910. Some wear around upper rim and on handle typical for older pottery, but which adds to its character. Measures 5 inches tall. Villeroy and Boch Brown Transferware Platter sold separately.
Antique English Pewter Spirits Measure, for use in a bar or pub, the two sections stamped: “1/4 Gill” and “1/2 GILL” respectively and both with other official stamps.