Silver Italian Corkscrew
Corkscrews were part of the general equipment of a middle to upper class society in the 19th century. Wine drinking was only a pastime of the wealthy, the poorer households would drink beer and cider, as the ingredients for these drinks were cheap and readily available, unlike grapes which required a green house or orangerie to grow in the British weather.
This is a silver corkscrew from Italy c1970. Marked .925 along with a Florence mark. Silver. coveringing a wooden body
In good condition.
Dimensions: 24cm extanded - 17cm contracted.