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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    A German silver-gilt standing sewing compendium

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A German silver-gilt standing sewing compendium
    CIRCA 1780
    The body part engraved with scrolls on a matted ground, the thimble tip with engraved scalework indentations, unscrewing to reveal a thimble, a cotton bobbin, a powder box, a needlecase, a wax holder and a seal -- 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high


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