Rare Antique English Sterling Silver Folding Medicine Corkscrew Spoon – the corkscrew was used for uncorking medicine and taking a dose. A brilliant Victorian invention, so useful when medications had cork stoppers. Marked with the lion passant, an 1871 duty mark, a maker’s mark and date letter.
What an intriguing addition to your collection of antique English sterling silver, this apothecary spoon is in remarkable condition. A stunner! The metal cork screw as well as the spoon fold inward, making it a compact apothecary useful object. Sure to be an ice breaker at your next soiree.
- Measures 2-1/2″ when folded, 7″ unfolded, spoon 1-1/2″ wide.