A wonderfull complete ladies black watered silk moire and solid silver frame bag from the late Victorian era. The purse is fully hallmarked with the Anchor for Birmingham and the Lion Passant and date letter "b" for 1901. It also has the makers mark H in a single cartouche and then another second worn unreadable cartouche, from experience I have seen this before and know it as H M for Henry Matthews but please see pictures and do your own research to confirm the above.
The heavy silver frame has a highly polished silver back and a lovely ornate front with the typical floral and basket weave design of the late Victorian era. There is a central oval cartouche which is empty. It is a frame style bag which opens and closes by two bypassing ball clasp. The clasp works well and the bag closes tightly. There is a silver coloured chain handle (metal unmarked).
The black silk has a bulbous bottom and is stictched into the silver, when open, it is lined with a peach coloured material which has a filigree design edging that looks beautiful. The silver is in good condition with only minor signs of wear the silk appears to be in excellent condition with no holes or rips, however it should be remembered that this item is not brand new and will how signs of use as we would expect from an item which is 121 years old. Please look at the pictures carefully and enlarge for the best view as they form part of the listing. The width at the front is 11.5cm and 10.7cm at the back, approx. It is 1.1cm deep, approx.
It weighs approx 74.1 grams. This is a lovely item which would make a unique gift to mark a special occasion such as a wedding, anniversary or birthday or would make a great addition to any collection. Please see my other items and please feel free to message with any questions? VINTAGE/ANTIQUE ITEMS: Whilst we try to list all the negative and positive aspects of an item in our listings it remain's possible that some small aspect may be missed.
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