Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver
Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

AUD$325.00

1 in stock

Product Description

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver. Item 4637.This exquisite and beautifully made small ladies purse is formed of moulded tortoiseshell, decorated with inlaid silver and closes on a silver clasp. Inside there are four compartments formed from the aqua coloured watered or moire silk lining. One of the compartments locks using a small latch like arrangement. This may have been used for notes, or to keep coins secure. The width is 67 mm (2 5/8ths inches), the depth 42 mm (1.75 inches) and it is 22 mm (7/8ths of an inch) thick. It is in very good condition and would date from around 1860.

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Additional Information

Weight .3 kg