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Thornhill's Sewing Necessaire

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A fine egg-shaped sewing necessaire, repoussé silver, chased and engraved in a rococo style with birds amongst foliage, Thomas Johnson engraved around the pin holder for the retailer, Thornhill 144 Bond Street. The egg with a suspension loop for hanging from a chatelaine and a lift up hasp at the font of the lid, within is a thimble and thread spool conjoined with a tape measure. (The tape now trapped within and the retaining end lost).

Beautiful quality, hallmarked for the maker TJ, Thomas Johnson I, Dyers Building, Holborn, 1873.

h:2 inches x dia:1 3/8 in 

 

 

Item Code: 4806

£ 975

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