Art & Antiques Sale 16278 Knowle, England 15 January 2008
Lot 36: A Royal Worcester porcelain thimbles (2). The blush ivory ground painted with a robin amid flowers over a gilt rim, 2.6 cm., and another painted with scattered flowers, (cracked and s.d.), 1.9 cm. Update: Sold for £20 (about US$39.61) plus Premium and tax.
Lot 402: Two eastern ring thimbles (2). One with decorated thimble, each attached to a finger ring with stone. Update: Sold for £85 (about US$168.33) plus Premium and tax.
Lot 403: Four Thimbles (4). Comprising: two Indian ivory examples, a Dutch silver ribbed finger guard, with duty mark, 4 cm., and a thimble on chain to a ring decorated with stones. The listing title references FIVE thimbles, but the body of the text and the photo indicate 4 thimbles.
Update: Sold for £60 (about US$118.82) plus Premium and tax.
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