1940s Vintage “Louie the Bar Butler”. Wood Figure
1940s Vintage “Louie the Bar Butler”. Wood Figure, Bar Butler Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener.
Made by the Syracuse Ornamental Company (Syroco)
Measures Approx. - 21 cm high
Condition - Excellent for the age of the piece
Syroco was founded in 1890 and produced a line of decorative accessories for home and office. The corkscrews are compression molded with a composition of wood powder and thermoset resin. The worms and bells were supplied by Williamson Company of Newark, New Jersey. Syroco catalogs found by Danziger place the corkscrews in the time frame of c.1940-1950.