French wine press screw (c. 1850)

By Anthonys Fine Art & Antiques

$2,400.00

A carved walnut screw taken from a large wine press, where it would have been the center of a large handle, occupied by people on either side walking in a wide circle to bring down the press on a vat of grapes. Sometime in the late nineteenth century, it was repurposed as a pedestal.

53 ½ x 14 ½ in. 

Walnut