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.
Rare Mahogany Brass Bound Bottle Cooler, late 18th C., with pierced handle and shaped rim, the sides with three brass bands and the top edge with a line of boxwood stringing. English, circa 1780. Originally with a tin liner.
Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia
Long Branch was built on
property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax...
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!
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.
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.
Antique English Sheffield plate tantalus with three stoppered cut crystal decanters. Mid 19th century. (minor wear to plate, minor chips to rims).
Sweet European wine glasses have a cherubic angel resting on a cloud. Sold individually, or in groups.