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CORKSCREW

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The corkscrew has an oblong handle which is cut from piece of red porphyry and has round gold tips at each end. The steel screw is held by a gold tubular projection from one side of the porphyry handle.

Object name:
CORKSCREW
Made from:
Porphyry -- gold -- steel
Made in:
France
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
7.1 x 5.7 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.199.1
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973