15 October 2003
A Dutch silver thimble
Maker's mark a wheel, apparently unknown, Amsterdam, 1783
Of traditional form, the pricked body with a lower band stamped with a hare hunt, rope lower rim, marked on body
2 cm. high
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For two similar thimbles made in 1772 and 1781 see B.W.G. Wttewaal, Nederlands Klein Zilver 1650-1880, Amsterdam, 1994, p. 142, n. 407 and 408, illustrated.
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