Solid silver Art Nouveau mesh purse 1900s


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It has become a tradition to give baby girls purses & tiny compact mirrors made from silver as christening gifts.

Such an exquisitely beautiful & perfect fully hallmarked solid silver chatelaine purse with a sterling silver divided inside so that it has two separate compartments. This ancient little purse is in remarkably good condition. There is such great attention to every detail, both sides of the purse are equally beautiful & so too is the interior. The frame is unmistakably Art Nouveau & has embossed floral motifs and swags. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. The purse is hallmarked in three places.

This adorable antique silver chatelaine purse 7.7 cm X 6.8 cm & weighs 34.3 grams.

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