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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    A gold and enamel thimble

    POSSIBLY FRENCH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gold and enamel thimble
    POSSIBLY FRENCH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
    The border with applied deep red guilloche enamelling, the side with applied vacant shield-shaped cartouche -- 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.); a further English gold thimble, the border with applied alternating split pearls and turquoises -- 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.); and a further gold thimble with square cut border and applied beading -- 1 in. (2.4 cm.) (3)


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