For the thimble collector, here is a Coalport Bone China Thimble featuring a beloved little bird, the Wren. A pair of plump brown wrens face each other while nestled on a background of twigs and greenery around the domed thimble. The top of the bone china thimble is dimpled in a pattern of concentric rings. The pretty little thimble is snuggled into a layer of velveteen covered foam, all tucked into a round, dark blue box. The lid is clear plastic with the word “Coalport” and a crown in gold.
This thimble measures just over 1-inch tall and 7/8-inches in diameter at the opening. The box is 1-1/2 inches tall and 2-1/8 inches in diameter.
The thimble is stamped in aqua, with the Coalport crown ®, flanked by "Bone Chine, COALPORT, Made in England, Est. 1750.” The word “Wren” and the number 41 is also stamped inside.
These thimbles were made by Coalport circa the 1980s and 1990s.
The clear top of the box has sticker residue. There are no other condition issues.
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Coalport Bone China Wren Bird Thimble in Original Box