London, South Kensington
26 November 1996
An English mid 18th Century silver folding bow corkscrew
with tapering sheath, bow and case badly dented, wire helix.
See Plate 1
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Purchased in Hobart around 1980 and said to have belonged to William Paterson of Scottish descent and who was involved in some exploration in Australia and appointed to administrator of N.S.W. in 1794.
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