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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    A gilt-metal mounted South Staffordshire combination bodkin case and thimble

    ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt-metal mounted South Staffordshire combination bodkin case and thimble
    ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    Cylindrical, extensively painted with flowers and foliage and the legend, "Fidele en Amour" on a white ground -- 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long


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