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Corkscrew

1971.943 (RS117897)

Description

Ring turned and incised bone handle set at right angle to an iron screw, with corkscrew at end, screw is hidden by a tubular bronze sheath.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1820
Inscriptions
British royal cypher on side of bronze sheath.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bone (material)
brass (alloy)
bronze (metal)
incising
iron (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bone
bone (material)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Bronze
bronze (metal)
CORKSCREW
corkscrews
Incised
incising
Iron
iron (metal)
Accession Number
1971.943
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5682

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