London, South Kensington
14 May 1997
A Dutch early 19th century cast silver pocket corkscrew
with bird finial, the scrolled baluster shank incorporating mask and shell decoration, with screw-in pipe pricker, the seal base engraved with a crown and ribbon crest, wire helix, Amsterdam.
See Plate 9 .
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