Lot78: A rose quartz and Gold Cage work bodkin case

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A rose quartz bodkin case, 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.’
Height: 12cm

Circa: 1780
Country: England
Condition: fine

Low estimate:£4000
High estimate:£6000

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