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French Ivory-cased and Silver Gilt Necessaire with Associated 14kt Gold Thimble

Auction:
2566B
Lot:
3A
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2566B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 14, 2011 4:00PM

Description:

French Ivory-cased and Silver Gilt Necessaire with Associated 14kt Gold Thimble, second quarter 19th century, plain ivory case fitted with silver gilt scissors, pointed tool, and etui; together with a late 19th century American ivy-engraved and monogrammed 14kt yellow gold thimble, ht. 7/8, approx. 3.0 dwt, case 3 5/8 x 2 in.
Estimate $300-500

good, with minor age wear.

Keywords

Case, Gold, Silver-gilt, Thimble

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