EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER PURSE BY WILLIAM HAYES, ...

Item Ref
JUIN65

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham in 1906 by William Hayes. The front charmingly engraved with foliate decorations surrounding a vacant reserve. The back with conforming decorations.The fully functioning push button clasp opening to reveal the original red moire silk interior. The interior divided in five compartments, the central section with a hallmarked silver clasp.

Fitted with its original chain and ring handle.

Hallmarks:
WH for William Hayes.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions and Weight:
Width: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

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

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£215
| $286 USD | €244 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER PURSE INLAID WITH CONNEMARA MARBLE, ...

Item Ref
JNV 11

This is an exquisite pebble-shaped silver purse. The oval body inlaid with connemara marble shamrocks surrounded by foliate decorations. Opens to reveal a light tan leather interior divided in three compartments. The back left plain bears the hallmarks. The sides with silver chain.

Hallmarks:

MBROS for the Mousley Brothers.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "g" for 1906.
Lion passant.


Dimensions and Weight:

7cm x 5.5cm: 3 inches x 2 inches.
Weight: 56g / 1.9 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
Front in perfect condition with no loss to the marble and no dings.
Back with slight unevenness.
Hallmarks slightly rubbed but legible.
Leather interior in very good condition.


Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $366 USD | €312 EUR

DELIGHTFUL EDWARDIAN SILVER PURSE BY HENRY MATTHEWS, ...

Item Ref
NOVE61

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham 1906 by the reputed Henry Matthews. Of unusual shell form, both sides embossed with foliate scrolls. The fully functioning front clasp opening to reveal the original moire green silk interior.

Fitted with its original chain and ring handle.

Hallmarks:

H M for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions:

5cm x 6cm: 3.2 inches x 2.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
one minor ding to the front , barely noticeable.
Excellent set of hallmarks.
Original interior in good condition with no tears.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

EXQUISITE ART NOUVEAU SILVER PURSE BY HENRY ...

Item Ref
JUIL98

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham 1906 by the renowned Henry Matthews. The front charmingly embossed with irises, a very popular pattern. The fully functioning front clasp opening to reveal the original moire green silk interior.

Fitted with its original chain and ring handle.



Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions and Weight:

6.5cm x 5cm: 2.4 inches x 2.2 inches.
Weight: 40g / 1.4 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
one minor ding to the front , barely noticeable.
Excellent set of hallmarks.
Interior with original silk compartments.


Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $273 USD | €232 EUR

EDWARDIAN SOLID SILVER SPOT-HAMMERED COCKTAIL PURSE BY ...

Item Ref
JANV92

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Birmingham 1910. Of rounded rectangular form, both sides with a spot-hammered finish. The clasp opens to reveal a dark green moire silk 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:
S&Co for Sydney & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "l" for 1910.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Length: 12cm / 5 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2 inches.
Width: 2cm / 1 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
No dents.
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $246 USD | €210 EUR

EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER MESH EVENING BAG, IMPORTS ...

Item Ref
MAI80

This is an exquisite continental silver chain-mail cocktail bag bearing imports marks. The solid silver clasp set fitted with silver chain. Both sides of the clasp separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks
Importer's mark: S LTD
925 silver fineness.
Date letter "g" for 1902.

Condition:

Very good condition.

Dimensions and weight:
Length (excluding the chain) : 10cm / 4 inches.
Width: 12cm / 5 inches.
Weight: 121g /4.3 oz.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

ART NOUVEAU SILVER MOUNTED CROCODILE PURSE BY ...

Item Ref
OCT46

This tactile silver mounted small crocodile purse is dated Birmingham 1901. The purse, a rich glossy colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with two compartments for notes, documents and stamps and a central purse for coins.

The hallmarked silver border exquisitely applied with irises, a very popular motif in the Art Nouveau period.

The top fitted with two brass rings to allow for a strap.

Hallmarks:

CPB for Charle Penny Brown.
Lion passant.
Birmingham mark.
Date letter "b" for 1901.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.

Condition:

Crocodile skin in superb glossy condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
a couple of scuff marks on front sleeve.
A couple of pen marks on the interior.

Interior very clean.

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

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SOLD
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

EXQUISITE GEORGE V SOLID SILVER COCKTAIL PURSE ...

Item Ref
JUIN99

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Chester 1917. Of conventional form, both sides embossed with flower garlands surrounding a blank oval reserve. 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:

G&RG for G&R Griffith.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "R" for 1917.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

10cm x 7cm: 4 inches x 2.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No dents.
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

FABULOUS ART DECO SOLID SILVER CHAIN-MAIL COCKTAIL ...

Item Ref
MAI78

This is an exquisite continental silver chain-mail cocktail bag bearing imports marks for London 1922. The solid silver clasp set with cabochon moonstones and fitted with silver chain. Both sides of the clasp separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks

Importer's mark: CFH&SM
925 silver fineness.
London import mark.
Date letter "g" for 1911.

Condition:

Very good condition.

Dimensions and weight:

Length (excluding the chain) : 12cm / 5 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 151g / 5.3 oz.

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

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SOLD
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

DELIGHTFUL SILVER MOUNTED CROCODILE WALLET, LONDON 1903 ...

Item Ref
FEB81

This tactile silver mounted small crocodile wallet is dated London 1903. The wallet, a rich glossy colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps.

It boasts a very unusual perpetual calendar. The ivory sleeve, gilt-engraved with days of the week, moves up against the tooled gilt dates.

The hallmarked silver "cut-out" corners exquisitely shaped as clovers and tear drops.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks FS.
Lion passant.
London mark.
Date letter "h" for 1903.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 7cm / 3 inches.

Condition:

Crocodile skin in superb glossy condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
Interior very clean.

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

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SOLD
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER & NIELLO LEATHER WALLET ...

Item Ref
MARS67

This very unusual and rather fabulous silver, niello and gold mounted small leather wallet is dated London 1900. The wallet, a greeny brown colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with several compartments for coins, notes and cards.

The hallmarked silver corner with alternate bands of niello* and silver. The niello bands inset with rose gold stars.

* Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver and lead sulphides, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, usually silver.

The corners and clasp were made by different makers, both german importers of foreign items, but share the same date, 1900.

Hallmarks on corners:

WM for William Moering
(foreign agent specialising in imported items)
London Assay Mark.
Export Mark.
Date letter "e" for 1900.

Hallmarks on clasp:

LK for Ludwig Krumm
(foreign agent specialising in imported items)
Lion passant.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Export Mark.
Date letter "a" for 1900.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 12cm / 4.5 inches.
Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
Interior in good order.

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

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SOLD
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

FABULOUS VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED CALF LEATHER WALLET ...

Item Ref
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
| $220 USD | €187 EUR