London, South Kensington
30 October 2007
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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