~ Rare & Highly Collectible Antique/Excellent Working Condition/Fully Hallmarked~
~ sale ~
This sale is for averyrare and unusualVictorian sterling silver champagne knife and corkscrew dating to c1908. This lovely example definitely has the WOW! factor. Made by and hallmarked at the hozzle of the Champagne blade "HUDSON KNIFE CO. GERMANY"and "STERLING" stamped at the handle base. A highly collectible corkscrew and Champagne knife combination with the most beautiful highly decorated sterling silver handle!
The piece is fully hallmarked and in excellent operating condition. It shows age & use wear consistent with it's age of 105 years. It has a very light monogram of "W. D. L."on the side that could be easily buffed out if desired. Please see pictures for a closer look.
The silver repousse handles are done in high relief. Covered with the most beautiful shell, scroll, grapes & vine decoration at one side and a young Bacchus holding aloft a Champagne flute at the other! The wire helix is full & sharp. The spring that holds the corkscrew is tight and in perfect operating condition. Small areas of surface corrosion are evident here & there.
What an amazingconversation piece this will be at your next wine tasting. Or take it with you to the vineyards!
Overall length is 5". Total weight of the piece is a full63.3 grams. A rare,unusual and highly collectible Victorian sterling silver Champagne knife & corkscrew by one of theearly makers,Hudson Knife Compnay, Germanydating to c1908. Great luck winning thisfantastic antique treasure!