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Thimble with glass phial

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

2.54 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

1972.625a-c

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Silver-gilt thimble and glass perfume bottle set into gold base. Bottom half of thimble decorated with pattern of wheat shafts surrounded by tiny horizontal lines and separated by smooth gold band. Thimble screws into base decorated with pattern of incised oblong shapes and containing glass phial with rectangular stopper.

Markings

Marked S.M.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift