Corkscrew

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1805-1820

GUSN

GUSN-5682

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

Descriptive Terms

corkscrews
bone (material)
brass (alloy)
bronze (metal)
incising
iron (metal)
Bronze
Brass
Iron
Bone
Incised
CORKSCREW

Inscription

British royal cypher on side of bronze sheath.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.943