Needle case (Étui)

Factory:
Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date:
ca. 1752
Culture:
French, Vincennes
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions:
5 3/4 × 1 1/8 in. (14.6 × 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1076a, b
Not on view
Small, circular carrying cases such as this could contain a variety of small implements, such as tools for sewing or grooming, or toothpicks
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)