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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A gold and emerald-set thimble

    PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    A gold and emerald-set thimble
    PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1860
    The wide border with applied two-colour gold floral and foliate swags alternately set with seed pearls and emeralds, with cast scroll rim and cornelian set top -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high


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