An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French 18 carat yellow gold thimble; an addition to our diverse range of collectable antiques
This exceptional antique French 18ct yellow gold thimble has a cylindrical tapering shaped form.
The crown of this 18ct gold thimble is embellished with a continuous pitted design above impressive alternating panels of scrolling leaf decoration.
The eagle hallmark on lower portion of the thimble represents 18 carat gold fineness hallmark(18ct); the piece does not feature an assay or maker's mark, therefore the date can be determined by the composition and decoration.
This antique gold thimble is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.
This antique gold thimble is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The engraved decoration is very crisp. The original box is in excellent presentation condition. The French eagle guarantee mark to the surface of the thimble is very clear; the hallmark is struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of gold.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
0.2 troy ounce/5 grams
Date: Circa 1900
Origin: France, Europe
Antique 18ct Yellow Gold Thimble Circa 1900
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