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Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver. Item 4637.This exquisite 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. 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 exceptionally good condition and would date from around 1860.