London Bodkin Case

London Bodkin Case

Code: 10486

Dimensions:

W: 2.5cm (1")H: 13cm (5.1")D: 2.5cm (1")

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Very rare white-ground enamel bodkin case formed in the shape of a canon.  The body is decorated with gold leaf designs and a central image of drums, flags and weapons with the words written in red above; 'Tirez moi avec addresse'.  The copper gilt mounts pull apart to access the aperture inside to hold the bodkins.  London C1755.