FRENCH VERNIS MARTIN DECORATED AND SILVER-MOUNTED SEWING NEEDLE / BODKIN CASE

Item/Auction Attributes

Circa 1780.
Very good visual condition with expected wear, each extension and upper body with some restoration, expected overall light crazing to decoration, one silver mount detached, two parts fit very loosely, cap with a tiny hole probably as made adjacent to mount.
5 1/2" L.
Provenance: The Mildred Jarvis Collection, Kennesaw, GA. Purchased from John Jaffa Antiques, Ltd., London, England, 1/15/1994.
$150.00
$250.00