Rare Vintage Carved Wood "Sam Weller" of Charles Dickens Bottle Stopper


This vintage circa 1950 expertly carved wood bottle stopper was handcrafted by the famous artisans of the ANRI workshop in the South Tyrol region of Italy. This rare stopper is part of the collectible Charles Dickens series and depicts Sam Weller, the Dickens character from his first novel The Pickwick Papers.

The ANRI wood-carving workshop was founded in 1912 and has been run by five generations of the Riffeser family.

Dimensions:  1.5” wide x 3.5” h plus 1.5” cork