Price

£2570.00

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Extremely well-fashioned  and decorated WILLIAM & MARY silver needle and thimble case. 
The maker's mark 'APD' in a monogram is stamped on the inside of  the lid.  Circa 1690.
 
The case has a tapering form with engraved contemporary decoration. The thimble section has a hinged cover which fits tightly. The case has a ring attachment and a push button clasp.  The engraving is striking and in good condition throughout. Both hinge and clasp are in good working order.

Provenance: 
A Private collection. 
Alastair Dickenson Ltd.
Lawrences, Crewkerne, Silver Sale, 11th October 2011 lot number 1484.

Length: 2.8 inches (7cm)
weight: 0.37 troy ounces (11.5 grams)
 

Price

£2570.00

Condition report

The ring on the lid is slightly bent but otherwise the case is in extremely good condition.

Stock number

8965
Strictly by appointment only

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