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Victorian Châtelaine Thimble Holder, James Fenton Silver Thimble Birmingham 1885 For Sale
Victorian Châtelaine Thimble Holder and James Fenton Sterling Silver Thimble, Birmingham 1885
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The Thimble Holder: Victorian Art Nouveau châtelaine thimble holder embossed with a pattern of scrolling vines and flowers on trellis work. Made of silver plated brass. The holder has a slight shallow dent or rather slight flattening in one small area, the carrying or suspension chain has suffered plating loss and the blue velvet liner inside the holder is somewhat 'tired' and crusty. It measures just over one inch from base to rim and the ensemble weighs 16.3 grams (complete with thimble).
The Thimble: Victorian sterling silver thimble with with plain knurled top over an engraved wriggle work border, vacant cartouche and faceted turn over rim. Made by James Fenton formerly of 74 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham. Hallmarked in the border: J.F (for James Fenton), the Birmingham Assay Office anchor mark, the date letter Old English lower case "l" for 1885 and the lion passant for sterling silver. The thimble is in excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Height approx. 2.5 cm; internal base diameter approx 1.6 cm; weight 4.4 grams.
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