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Antique German Silver Gilt Guilloche Enamel Thimble/sewing Set Etui C1900 For Sale
ANTIQUE GERMAN SILVER GILT GUILLOCHE ENAMEL THIMBLE/SEWING SET ETUI C1900
OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IS THIS WONDERFUL ANTIQUE SEWING ETUI MADE IN GERMANY AND DATING CIRCA 1900. THE LITTLE CASE APPEARS TO BE UNUSED OR CERTAINLY HAS ONLY EVER HAD LIGHT USE AND COMES COMPLETE WITH IT'S CYLINDRICAL FAUX LEATHER OUTER CASE.
THE ETUI MEASURES 5.5 CMS IN LENGTH AND IS MADE OF SOLID SILVER WITH A GILT FINISH AND IS MARKED ON THE BASE STERLING 935 GERMANY. IT HAS SUNNY YELLOW GUILLOCHE ENAMELING DECORATED WITH PINK CABBAGE ROSES WITH GREEN FOLIAGE. THE LID ALSO ACTS AS THE THIMBLE AND THE TOP OF THIS IS SET WITH A PALE YELLOW DOMED GLASS CABOCHON WITH LITTLE HOLES. THE THIMBLE TOP UNSCREWS FROM THE BODY TO REVEAL A BRIGHTLY GILDED INTERIOR. INSIDE THE BODY IS A REMOVEABLE CYLINDER WHICH IS THE BOBBIN HOLDER AND HAS COLOURED THREADS WRAPPED AROUND THE SEGMENTED BODY. INSIDE THIS CYLINDER IS A PAIR OF MINIATURE PULL OUT SCISSORS.
THIS FABULOUS LITTLE SEWING ETUI IS OFFERED IN ALMOST MINT CONDITION. THERE ARE NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR FLAWS OF ANY KIND TO THE SUPERB GUILLOCHE ENAMEL. THE THIMBLE UNSCREWS CORRECTLY AND THE LITTLE SCISSORS TO THE INSIDE ARE SHARP AND IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. THE GILT FINISH TO THE EXTERIOR OF THE CASE SHOWS SOME LIGHT NATURAL AGE PATINA. THE EXTERIOR CASE IS ALSO IN VERY GOOD ORDER AND HAS DONE IT'S JOB OF PROTECTING THIS LITTLE ETUI VERY WELL. THIS IS A WONDERFUL SEWING COLLECTABLE THAT WILL ENHANCE ANY GOOD COLLECTION AND IS CERTAIN TO PLEASE. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING.
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Antique German Silver Gilt Guilloche Enamel Thimble/sewing Set Etui C1900: $190