Glass Thimble

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Object Name: 
Glass Thimble
Accession Number: 
2006.3.58 W
Overall H: 3 cm, Diam (max): 2.2 cm
Not on Display
about 1900
Primary Description: 
Glass Thimble. Transparent dark red glass; molded, cut, gilded. Small red glass thimble with facet cut body and stylized gold flower decoration on one side.
Bruno di Belmonte, Pietro, Former Collection
Sotheby's Milan, Source
Curiosities of Glassmaking (2007-04-02) illustrated, p. 1A;
The Gather (2007) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# AI75852