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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 172

    A gold-mounted lacquered bodkin case

    FRENCH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gold-mounted lacquered bodkin case
    FRENCH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    Cylindrical, painted with trailing foliage and vertical line decoration, the mounts stamped with foliate motifs -- 4¾ in. (12 cm.); and a gilt-metal mounted porcelain bodkin case painted with figural scenes -- 4 in. (11.5 cm.) (2)


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