English South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux CaseEnglish South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux CaseEnglish South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux CaseEnglish South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux CaseEnglish South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux Case

This antique, English 18th century, case is an unusual form of enamelware used to store sewing needles (bodkin) or a secret love letter (billet-doux). The cylindrical case with a fitted lid, all decorated with pastoral scenes in cartouche reserves, on a blue ground with raised enamel diaper decoration and floral motifs.

DATE
c. 1770

DIMENSIONS
Width 1 Depth 1 Height 4.75 in.

Item ID: -H-14-0251

English South Staffordshire Georgian Enamel Bodkin or Billet-Doux Case

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