Vintage Elephant Corkscrew Sterling Silver African Big 5 Handcrafted in South Africa 6"L X 3"W
Handcrafted in South Africa, this unique Corkscrew Hallmarked Sterling Silver is authentic, vintage Afrisilver, purchased from the artist and stamped with the logo. This sculpture of one of the African Big 5, the Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Elephant and Rhino will be a great addition to most decors, an interesting conversation piece and a collectible work of art.
Each sculpture is individually handcrafted and molded, beginning with resin and copper until it's completed in 925 silver.
Corkscrews and other bar and dining items are a part of the collection noted below, gifted to the White House by South Africa. This unique and beautiful is being placed for sale for the first time by this and has never been used.
Approximate Dimensions: 6"L X 3"W
Below is a copy of a part of the text from the White House visit of President and First Lady Mbeki of South Africa in 2000, at which time they exchanged gifts with President and First Lady Clinton.
MRS. MBEKI'S GIFT TO MRS. CLINTON: Mrs. Mbeki presents to Mrs. Clinton a 12-piece set of Afrisilver napkin rings. Each napkin ring features a different animal found in Africa, including a lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo.
These authentic AfriSilver napkin products and are in the original boxes and have never been used. Purchased directly from the artist while in South Africa. A few show natural signs of age and pigmentation.