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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A German silver ovoid thimble holder

    GABLER, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A German silver ovoid thimble holder
    GABLER, CIRCA 1920
    The holder guilloche enamelled in light blue highlighted with roses, unscrewing to reveal a silver thimble with similarly enamelled border -- length of holder 1½ in. (3.6 cm.); and a further ovoid blue guilloche enamelled thimble holder hinged to reveal a silver-gilt thimble, the border similarly enamelled and a cotton bobbin and needlecase, London import marks for 1953 -- 1 5/8 in. (3.9 cm.) (2)


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