Full Details for Lot 49
Schedule •  Catalogues •  Archives •  Results •  Login •  Register

Sale S1712 Lot 49  

SILVER MESH & SAPPHIRE COMPACT EVENING BAG - Of a rare style, the compact-style purse frame features an ornate hinge/lock mechanism embellished with 2 deep blue sapphire cabochons. A silver mesh sac (6"L) hangs from the frame. The wrist strap is a flat silver braid 5.75"L). The oval compact exterior is machined and engraved with a monogram; the interior has a mirror, the silvering of which is almost nonexistent, and a space for a lip rouge or powder container. ca.1915. Condition good for age, with surface scratches and tarnish, evidence of old repair at hinge.
Estimate $ 100-200

Sold for $45

Back    Inquiry    Email Lot   
Previous LotNext Lot
Click to enlarge

© Pacific Galleries.  Images, descriptions and condition reports used on this site are original copyright material and are not to be reproduced without permission. For further information telephone 206.441.9990