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19th C Ivory Handle "Donkey" Corkscrew

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This is a stylized ivory "donkey" handle corkscrew, having a finely carved donkey head with ears, mane and one glass eye, underside of handle has a carved arrow, marked STERLING silver repousse banding attached to brass corkscrew, very good condition with one eye missing and wear to silver banding. May need cleaning. Total measurement is 6 in approx, Ivory head is 4 1/2 in handle length x1 1/4 in H, ivory width is 3/4 in approx.