Apothecary Figural Cork Press

Apothecary Figural Cork Press
Apothecary Figural Cork Press

Apothecary Figural Cork Press

Ref: 6185

$150.00

A 19th century heavy cast iron cork press in the form of a crocodile. Reptiles in general have long held a mystique associated with the apothecary. This cork press is in the form of a crocodile and the two cast parts are hinged, the base with holes so that it could be mounted directly to a store counter. Using the tail as a handle, the various recessed areas inside to allow you to temporarily compact a certain size cork to a smaller size so that it can be inserted into a medicine bottle. 

Dimensions: 12"


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