This is a lovely antique metal mesh d ouble purse by Whiting & Davis Co (signed), the company who invented the genre and dominated it with quality and design throughout the late 1890s and well into the 20th century. With its ornate cathedral frame, unique lacy metal floral fringe, blue sapphire clasp and metal ring, this is one gorgeous tiny metal purse.It is made in late 1800s early 1900 made of German Silver, with is actually an alloy of copper, nickle and zinc. Intricate, ornate, impressive in every way. At 100+, we should all look so good. The single ball clasp work s, the mesh is intact and in very good condition. One of the little bags has a tassel, the other does not.
One side the hinges are intact and the other is not. Id be happy to answer any questions you may have! This is very rare and great piece to add to any collection!Measures 7 long from top of ring to bottom of fringe. 4 wide at the widest part of purse. Antique Victorian Engraved Silver Chatelaine Chain Mesh Coin Purse Whiting Davis. The item "Antique Victorian Engraved Silver Chatelaine Chain Mesh Coin Purse Whiting Davis" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "elimavenue" and is located in Barrington, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada.