A French Bulldog Novelty Thimble Case
A metal thimble case designed in the form of a bulldog. The greenish oxidation and the craftmanship suggest it. Is made of a metal prone to oxidation, possibly Bronze or brass. The case is intricately detailed capturing the facial features and expression of the bulldog.
The case is intricately detailed capturing the facial features and expression of the bulldog. The bulldog's eyes are especially prominent, probably made of glass giving them a lifelike appearance. The base of the thimble case is black, providing a contrast to the greenish hue of the bulldog.
The thimble (later addition) fits snugly into the top part of the case.
The thimble has registration mark Rg1272112 PAT 10.
Condition Report: Good with wear consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: Weight 45gm, Length 4.5cm, Width 4.5 cm, Height 5cm.