A late 18th century silver-gilt Bodkin Case.
An unmarked silver-gilt Bodkin Case, circa 1790, engraved all over with spiral bright-cut decoration. The bodkin case is housed in its original green shagreen outer case with velvet lining.
Very good overall with some wear to the gilding on the inner sleeve where the lid pulls off.
Length [of the outer case] – 10 cm.; Width – 2.80 cm.; Depth – 1.40 cm.; Weight of the case and contents – 43.90 gms.