Lot 1766: Medieval Thimble
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Hispano-Moresque, 12th-15th century AD. A large tall bronze bullet-shaped thimble with hexagonal-section conical point, impressed point texture, band of pointill? detail to the mouth. Cf. McConnel, B. The Collector's Guide to Thimbles, London, 1996 p.11 item 3 left. 40 grams, 44mm (1 3/4"). From an important Spanish collection; accompanied by a copy of the Spanish export permit.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.