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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 178

    A MEISSEN THIMBLE

    CIRCA 1735

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN THIMBLE
    CIRCA 1735
    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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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Lempertz, Cologne, 22nd May 1992, lot 797.