ASSORTED BRASS AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL FIGURAL SEWING CONTAINERS / HOLDERS, LOT OF FOUR
Price Realized: $182.00
Sold Date: Apr 20, 2022
comprising two egg-form thimble cases including one with a stamped brass pedestal foot; a thimble holder depicting a sailboat with a bisque sailor, one sail with a transfer of a nautical scene and “Put In Bay”, supported by a stamped brass pedestal foot, fitted with a Waite-Thresher sterling silver thimble having anchor pattern; and a burro/donkey with pannier-style bags, one bag serves as a pincushion with a blue cloth fabric and remaining as needle sleeves for packets, figure is supported by a large shell base. Total weight of sterling thimble: 0.105 ozt. Each retains collection number sticker and detailed collection card.
Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.
Excellent overall condition, expected wear, shells some minute imperfections/roughness.
2 1/4" to 5" HOA.
Provenance: The Mildred Jarvis Collection, Kennesaw, GA.