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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    A Meissen porcelain thimble

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Meissen porcelain thimble
    CIRCA 1740
    The border painted in purpermalerei with a continuous harbour landscape within gilt borders, below a gilt bordered floral and foliate band, the tip centred by a foliate rosette, the interior richly gilt -- 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.) high


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