The center has a leaf design that forms a heart shape; it closes with a ball snap clasp. It is marked, Whiting & Davis Co.
Mesh Bags" and "Made in Canada. The 11 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. 8 x 3 3/4 inches. This piece has survived many years and was most likely stored in a dry 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. Some of the enamel is worn off on the corners by the hinges; a row of four enameled dots have the white enamel worn off. Both sides have the usual wear of metal links being disconnected in the corners by the hinge (as photographed). Please check out all photos for condition.Overall, this purse is in good vintage condition. Length x Width (not including chain): 8 x 3 3/4 Inches.
Hallmarks: Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags" & "Made in Canada. Condition: good vintage condition with vintage patina and fine scratches to metal frame and chain; enamel worn off on corners by hinges, a row of four enamel dots have worn-off white; usual wear of pieces disconnected in corners by hinge on both sides (as photographed). 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 "Silver blue white black art deco Whiting davis vintage mesh purse" is in sale since Monday, August 27, 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.