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Three gold and hardstone bodkin cases, in English 18th century taste, probably French, late 19th century
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
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513
Three gold and hardstone bodkin cases, in English 18th century taste, probably French, late 19th century
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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Three gold and hardstone bodkin cases, in English 18th century taste, probably French, late 19th century
each cylindrical, the first of bloodstone, the gold mounts pierced with rococo scrolls and flowers, white enamel collar with motto: 'AIMEZ POUR ÊTRE AIMÉ'; the second banded grey agate, similar mounts, the white enamel collar motto: 'L’amitié vous l’offre’; the third of pink quartz, the gold mounts pierced and embossed with formal rococo borders and cherubs tending fountains, motto in white enamel on gold: 'PLVS FAIT DOVCEVR QVE VIOLENCE'
Quantity: 3
10.7-13cm., 4 1/2 to 5 in. long
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London