London, South Kensington
14 May 1997
An English late 18th century silver pocket corkscrew
with pique-work ivory T-handle, the tapering sheath and shank with wrigglework engraving, some minor dents, Thomas Willmore, Birmingham 1794.
See Plate 8 .
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