A TORTOISESHELL LINED LACQUERED BODKIN CASE

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PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1850

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A TORTOISESHELL LINED LACQUERED BODKIN CASE

PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1850

Cylindrical, the sides painted with flowers and foliage on a gilt ground -- 5 1/8ins. (13.3cms.); and an ivory and tortoiseshell banded boite de mouche, the sides and cover inlaid with silver pique flowers and foliage, opening to reveal a mirrored interior lid and two smaller ivory lidded compartments -- 2?ins. (6.3cms.) (2)