Beautiful enameled Whiting & Davis purse measure about 13 " long including the handle chain, about 7 3/4" long without the chain and 2 3/4 across the frame at the widest. The metal frame is silver tone color with open cut out work and embossed flowers pattern.
Frame is in unique helmet style. The enamel colors are pink , golden yellow, light blue, green, ruby and white.Front and back has same design. A little metal tag Marked MESH WHITING & DAVIS BAGS hang inside frame. This is in very nice condition, no missing link or holes. Just enough room for the hinge to function. The enamellings on the mesh portion of the purse is very good with minor wear on couple mesh. The chain has some light tarnish from ages, it turn a bit brass. 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.
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The item "Antique Whiting & Davis Helmet Style Enamel Mesh Purse Bag Handbag 1920s" is in sale since Saturday, November 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "qladybee" and is located in United State. This item can be shipped worldwide.