London, South Kensington
26 October 1999
AN ENGLISH 19TH CENTURY STRAIGHT PULL CORKSCREW,
WITH SHAPED BONE HANDLE, (PLUGGED AT BOTH ENDS) WITH TURNED AND FACETED SHANK WITH PETAL BUTTON, (HANDLE LOOSE), GROOVED WIRE HELIX.
SEE PLATE 17
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