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Carved Nut Thimble Case

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A finely turned and carved, acorn-sized nut, with a threaded cover; hollow within, perhaps a thimble case.

Carved and engraved all round with an anchor and a shield-shaped cartouche engraved with lilies, to either side of which are emblems of war; cannons and barrels.

English or French.

Napoleonic period, circa 1800.



Item Code: 5199

£ 550

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