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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    A bone thimble

    ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bone thimble
    ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
    The indentations running down the sides to meet an applied gilt-metal rim stamped with scrolls -- 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.); a vegetable ivory thimble, the indentations running down the sides to meet a carved floral rim -- 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.); and two gold-mounted tortoiseshell thimbles -- 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) and smaller (4)


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