31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MEISSEN THIMBLE
Of conventional type, the dimpled ground with a central red and black diaper band with half-flowerheads and foliage, the top with a blue and yellow flower, the lower-part with a Gitterwerk band, the interior richly-gilt (minute wear to gilt rim)
¾ in. (2 cm.) high
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