A collection of Continental thimbles
Lot 104
A collection of Continental thimbles
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,765) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A collection of Continental thimbles
Comprised of nine decorated with guilloche enamel, including several German examples and three with hard stone tops; two Norwegian thimbles, both with hard stone tops, decorated with blue enamel over white enamel dots, one by Marius Hammer and the other by David Anderson; a Russian silver thimble; seven German silver thimbles with applied scrollwork and set with coloured cabochon stones; a Marsh Arab niello work thimble and one other; two set with hard stones in floral designs; eleven Portuguese thimbles, some with coloured decoration; eighteen cloisonné thimbles, including four tall examples from Singapore; two Siamese thimbles; three decorated with abalone shell; a Polish thimble applied with amber and others. (67)
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