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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    A pair of English white glass thimbles

    LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A pair of English white glass thimbles
    LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY
    Housed in a red leather case modelled in the form of a binocular case -- length of case 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.); a vegetable ivory thimble, housed in a wooden and vegetable ivory case modelled as an egg cup and egg, English, circa 1880 -- 2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.); and a silver thimble made to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II housed in a lift-off silver-gilt crown, London 1977


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