Made this vintage flapper era Art Deco enameled mesh purse. This excellent-condition purse has a very cool Art Deco style silver-colored frame and silver mesh. The mesh is enameled with a geometric design of white, green, blue and a yummy salmon color. The frame has smooth lines, geometric shapes and streamlined stair-step forms; it closes with a ball snap clasp.It is marked, Whiting & Davis Co. The 12 1/2 inch silver-tone chain has twisted links. The purse's bottom has triangular shaped mesh fringe. These vintage mesh purses are like a piece of art and look beautiful hanging on a wall or in a frame. I've always thought of them as a piece of jewelry for your hand.
The body of the purse measures approx. 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches.This piece has survived many years and was most likely stored in a dry place. It has very minimal wear to the enamel and all of the metal rings seem to be in there place. There are no holes in the bottom. There is vintage patina and wear, such as fine scratches to the silver tone frame and chain. Overall, this purse is in excellent vintage condition. Length x Width (not including chain): 6 1/2 x4 1/4 Inches.
Hallmarks: Whiting & Davis Co. Condition: excellent vintage condition with vintage patina to metal frame and very minor wear to the enamel. 100 % of the items I sell are pre-owned, vintage, or antique.
Every item I sell will have some signs of wear. The combination of photos and descriptions are my best effort to communicate the beauty, condition, and any defects.
Your personal expertise regarding an item may well be greater than mine so feel free to ask questions regarding elements not mentioned in my description. Sometimes issues come up and there are delays, which I understand.Check with me re larger items! Sometimes items going to apartment, forwarders, or third parties may also require a signature. Depending on the country, I may also send the package certified with a signature required upon receipt. Does your government charge duty? The item "Art Deco whiting davis white blue green salmon mesh purse" is in sale since Thursday, December 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "justifiable_expense" and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.