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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    A silver thimble

    GERMAN, EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A silver thimble
    GERMAN, EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
    The sides chased with three dancing girls and seated cherubs, one playing an instrument, the foliage of two trees extending over the tip to form the indentations -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.); a silver commemorative thimble celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Deakin and Francis, late nineteenth century -- 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.); a modern German silver thimble depicting the "Fleissige Familie" (Industrious Family); and a further silver thimble with applied crowned coat of arms (4)


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