Lovely enameled Whiting & Davis purse measure about 12" long from the handle chain to the bottom , about 6 3/4" long without the chain. 4 across the frame at the widest. It has red, green, black, white and deep yellow color enameled mesh in floral design.
The metal frame is silver color with embossed flowers with filigree cut out open work. The bottom are pointed edge style. The mesh links on this purse is like half dome beads, this style is call "bead-lite".
Chain handle has some tarnish, it turn brass color. Other than that, this is in very nice condition, on missing link or holes.
Just enough room for the hinged to function. The enamel on the mesh portion of the purse is very good with very little wear on a few mesh. The little tag Marked MESH WHITING & DAVIS BAGS. Had fell off / missing.Therefore is no marking, but no doubt this is Whiting & Davis. Most of the items that we list are antique or vintage pieces. So expected wear is normal. We try to describe everything as accurately as possible.
Please view photos and read descriptions carefully, photos show details of item condition. We will try to resolve it.We must be informed of any discrepancies within 2 days of receipt of the item. The item "Antique 1920s Whiting & Davis Colorful Floral Enamel Mesh Purse Bag Handbag" is in sale since Wednesday, May 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "qladybee" and is located in South Pasadena, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.