EDWARDIAN SILVER EVENING PURSE BY HENRY MATTHEWS, ...

Item Ref
APR78

This very pretty Edwardian silver cocktail purse was made by the very collectable silversmith Henry Matthews. Or rounded rectangular form, both sides embossed in the sought-after "Green man" pattern, complete with birds of paradise and foliate sprays. Both with a vacant cartouche. The push button clasp opening to reveal the original green moire silk compartmentalised interior. The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while dancing or holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:

H.M for Henry Matthews.
Date letter "d" for 1903.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Width: 8cm / 3 inches.
Height: 5.5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:


Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£225

GEORGE V SILVER COCKTAIL PURSE BY E. ...

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JUIN90

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Birmingham 1918 by E. Mander. Of conventional form, both sides embossed with ribbon-tied garlands on a plain background. The clasp opens to reveal a light tan leather interior divided in three compartments.

The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:

EM for E. Mander.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter 't' for 1918.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Maximum width: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.

Condition:

Reasonable condition.
Good hinge, snaps shut.
Minor dings, unevenness on both sides.
Crisp engravings.
Very clean Interior.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£195

ART NOUVEAU SILVER & CROCODILE SKIN SMALL ...

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MAI71

This wonderful and unusual Edwardian silver mounted crocodile skin bears the marks of Eugene Henry Posen who specialised in mounts on imported purses and wallet The brown crocodile skin purse with a sinuous silver mount with pierced bluebell border, very much in the Art Nouveau manner. The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.
Additional front pocket.

Hallmarks:

E.H.P for Eugene Henry Posen.
London Import Mark.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Condition:

Crocodile skin in excellent glossy condition.
Silver corners and clasp in very good condition.
Very good interior,, a little worn but commensurate with age and use.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£165

EDWARDIAN SILVER REYNOLDS ANGELS ADDRESS BOOK BY ...

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FEV42

This is a fabulous Edwardian silver and red Morocco leather address book. The silver mounted front embossed with the very sought-after Reynold's angels pattern. It has a registration number so was a patented design. The back and spine a rich red leather, the pages gilt. The interior is clean and has not been used.

Hallmarks:

WJM& Co for W J Myatt & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1905.
RD number: 433330

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 12cm / 4.4 inches.
Width: 9cm / 3.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Excellent set of hallmarks.
Interior with original silk compartments.

A fabulous and unsual item in excellent unused condition.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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Height: 8cm / 3 inches.

Condition:
Leather in very good condition.
Silver corner in very good condition.
Interior very clean.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.

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SOLDhe sloping front embossed with the very sought-after "Reynold's angels " pattern.
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GEORGE V SILVER DANCE PURSE BY JAMES ...

Item Ref
MARS98

This is a very stylish sterling silver cocktail purse in pristine condition. Both sides engraved with elegant engine-turned decorations. The front with a vacant cartouche. The push button clasp opening to reveal the original green moire silk interior. The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while dancing or holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:

JD over WD for James Deakin & Sons
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Datel letter "o" for 1913.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Maximum width: 11cm / 4.2 inches.
Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.


Condition:

Excellent condition.
Good hinge, snaps shut.
Crisp engravings.
Clean Interior.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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GEORGE V SILVER MESH EVENING BAG BY ...

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MARS94

This is a truly fabulous continental silver chain-mail cocktail bag bearing imports marks for Birmingham 1916. The fully hallmarked silver frame exquisitely pierced and engraved with flamingoes within foliate scrolls. The sides fitted a hallmarked silver belcher chain. The centre with a silver ball clasp.
Both sides of the frame are separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

H.W.LD for Henry Williamson.
925 silver fineness.
Birmingham import mark.
Date letter "r" for 1916.

Condition:

Very good condition.

Dimensions and weight:

Length (excluding the chain) : 14cm / 6 inches.
Width: 14cm / 5.2 inches.
Weight: 148g / 5 1/4 oz.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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VICTORIAN SILVER AESTHETIC MOVEMENT SILVER & PIQUE ...

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OCTO75

This fabulous Victorian silver and pique tortoiseshell purse was made circa 1870. Of rounded rectangular form, the front inlaid with flowering prunus surrounding a rectangular cartiuche engraved with the name "Leonie"
The push button on the front opening to reveal the original silk interior.

Hallmarks:
Unmarked but tested as silver.

Dimensions:
7cm x 5cm x 2cm
2.6 inches x 2 inches x 1 inch.

Condition:

Very good condition.
Good hinge, snaps shut.
Crisp engravings.
Clean Interior.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED CALF LEATHER WALLET BY ...

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JUIN75

This is a fabulous late Victorian calf leather wallet with engraved silver mounted corners on both sides. The wallet opens to reveal a leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps.

Hallmarks:

H.R for Henry Charles Richard
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "y" for 1898
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 14.5cm / 5.4 inches.
Width: 9.5cm / 4.2 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in very good condition.
Interior very clean.
SOLD

VICTORIAN SILVER & LEATHER PURSE BY FREDERICK ...

Item Ref
APR88

This delightful dark green leather purse is mounted with engraved silver corners and a silver clasp. It is dated Birmingham 1898 and bears the marks of Frederick Wich, leather goods manufacturer. The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.
Additional front pocket.

Hallmarks:

F.W for Frederick Wich.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "y" for 1898.

Condition:

Leather in good condition.
Silver corners and clasp in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 13.5cm / 5.2 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.3 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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VICTORIAN SILVER & LEATHER PURSE BY CHARLES ...

Item Ref
NOVE85

This delightful dark green leather purse is mounted with pierced silver corners and a silver clasp. It is dated Birmingham 1896 and bears the marks of Charles Penny Brown. The silver clasp is fully functioning and bears continental import marks .
Opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.
Additional front pocket and back sleeve.

Hallmarks:

C.P.B dor Charles Penny Brown
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "W" for 1896.

Condition:
Leather in good condition.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 12cm / 4.6 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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19TH C. FRENCH "AESTHETIC MOVEMENT" MOTHER OF ...

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FEV41

This is an exquisite mid-19th Century French mother of pearl coin purse. The front engraved and coloured with a crane amongst bamboos and foliage in the "Japonaiserie" manner. This subject matter is very typical of the Aesthetic movement prevalent in France and England in the 1870's.

This silver plate frame with a push button opening the purse to reveal a pink moire silk lining. It concertinas open in three compartments, and a further closed section with a metal mount and locking pin. This mount is marked Brevete SGDG which is the French patent mark.

Condition:

Mother of pearl in excellent ]condition.
Silver plated mount in equally good condition.
Silk interior in good condition with no tears but a few marks.

Dimensions:

Length: 8cm - 3 inches.
Height: 5cm - 2 inches.

Postage UK: 5 Recorded 1st class.
Postage overseas: 8.00 Standard parcel.
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ART NOUVEAU SILVER & LEATHER PURSE BY ...

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FEB89

This delightful dark green leather purse is mounted with pierced silver corners. It bears the marks of Cohen & Charles and has Birmingham import marks for 1906. The clasp is fully functioning.
Opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.
Additional front pocket and back sleeve.

Hallmarks:

AC&Co for Cohen & Charles.
Birmingham Import Mark.
925 silver purity.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Condition:

Leather in good condition.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 11cm / 4.3 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD