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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 170

    A German standing sewing compendium

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A German standing sewing compendium
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1780
    The main body spirally engraved, the thimble engraved with geometric designs and spot-work, unscrewing at several points to reveal, a thimble, a cotton spool, a wax holder, a powder container, a needlecase and a seal -- 4½ in. (11.2 cm.) high


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