Needle case (Étui)

Factory: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Maker: Maker of mounts: Dominique-François Poitreau (apprenticed 1741, master 1757, retired 1781)
Date: 1757–58
Culture: French, Sèvres
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions: L. 5 in. (12.7 cm.)
Classification: Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line: Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of his wife, Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.216.3a, b

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: