31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A MEISSEN THIMBLE
Of conventional form, with a purpurmalerei continuous harbour scene with merchants and ships, the domed upper-part with geometric dimpling, the interior richly-gilt (slight wear to rim)
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) high
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