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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A French parcel-gilt silver thimble

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A French parcel-gilt silver thimble
    CIRCA 1900
    The waffle-type indentations extending down the sides to meet a part gilded scene from the fable, The Fox and the Stork -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.); and five further silver thimbles, various nationalities, including one with applied enamel plaque commemmorating the French occupation of New Caledonia, another with applied soldier and another with applied bust portrait plaque -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.) and smaller (6)


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