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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    A French gilt-metal mounted ivory thimble

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    A French gilt-metal mounted ivory thimble
    CIRCA 1820
    Probably Palais Royal, the side with applied oval enamelled pansy, the rim with applied frieze of gilt mounted enamel dots -- 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.); and a further ivory thimble, the border with a carved metal studded band -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.) (2)


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    PLEASE NOTE that in the printed catalogue this lot is incorrectly sequenced after lot 90.