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A Chelsea bodkin case

A Chelsea bodkin case, in the form of a lobed cylindrical column, finely painted with pink roses and leaves, tied by a ribbon inscribed in iron red 'Epines Sans Point De Roses', on a gold ground, the cover modelled as the bust of a young woman, in Turkish costume, wearing a flower patterned headdress, and with flowers at her neck, the base painted with a green bud and leaves, chased gilt metal mounts, 4 3/4" long, circa 1760

Provenance; English Private Collection

This model is not recorded by Bryant, The Chelsea Porcelain Toys 



A Chelsea bodkin case