Antique Treen Nutmeg Thimble Holder & James Fenton Sterling Silver Thimble, 1898 For Sale
Antique Treen Nutmeg Thimble Holder and James
Fenton Sterling Silver Thimble, Birmingham 1898
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The Thimble Holder: Antique Victorian carved treen hard wood two part thimble holder in the form of a nutmeg. Approx. 3.4 cm from end to end. In excellent undamaged condition.
The Thimble: Small Victorian sterling silver thimble with diamond punched crown and vertical bands of daisies alternating with "diamonds" on the body. Flat turn over rim. Made by James Fenton formerly of 74 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham. Hallmarked on the rim: 5 (the size), J.F (for James Fenton), the lion passant for sterling silver, the date letter Old English lower case "y" for 1898 and the Birmingham Assay Office anchor mark. Just a tad off round but otherwise in excellent condition - free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Nice crisp detail. Height approx. 2 cm; internal base diameter approx 1.3 cm; weight 3.8 grams.
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