Art Nouveau Alligator Mesh Chain Purse Whiting Davis Sterling Silver. Art Nouveau sterling silver mesh chain purse, having repousse decorations on the top, featuring alligator among pond lilies and cattails. There is a leather lining inside the purse. Chain handle has ring centerpiece with an attached chatelaine clip in form of a repousse poppy flower. Purse has ball form dangle plummets on the sides.
Whiting & Davis Company developed the first machine to manufacture woven metal mesh. This spectacular purse is 5 3/4" long and 4" wide, handle is 7" long, clip is 1 3/4" long and 1 wide.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. We will be happy to assist in this.
We will respond within 24 hours. The item "Art Nouveau Alligator Mesh Chain Purse Whiting Davis Sterling Silver" is in sale since Monday, December 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "mocb" and is located in San Jose, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.