Rare Antique Silver Piqué Inlaid Thimble * French * Circa 1820 For Sale
Antique Silver Piqué
* Circa 1820
little thimble is hand carvedand
decorated with a technique called piqué. Silver dots have been inlaid
in a pattern around the band. It has
a beautiful old patina and grain pattern.
The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks, holes or
measures 7/8" tall
and is about an American size 5 (13.5 mm diameter
opening). Sewing tools made with this technique
are shown on p. 88 (plate 92) of Nerylla Taunton's book Antique Needlework Tools and
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On Jun-07-13 at 20:07:25 PDT, seller added the following information:
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Rare Antique Silver Piqué Inlaid Thimble * French * Circa 1820: $467