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Bodkin holder and lid

French
about 1760


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Length x width: 13.7 x 4.9 cm (5 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.504a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold

Cylindrical tortoise shell body wrapped with gold bands in spiral pattern. Opening edged with patterned gold bands. Condition: shell flaking and worn in many places; applied gold loose at base.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Herbert D. Adams