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Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver

Tortoiseshell ladies purse inlaid with silver


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Mixed Media: Vertu: Pre 1900: Item # 1446609

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Antiques and Collectables on Mercer, 96 Mercer St
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
0407527857

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 A$325.00 
This exquisite small ladies purse is formed of moulded tortoiseshell, decorated with inlaid silver and closes on a silver clasp. Inside there are four compartments formed from the aqua coloured watered or moire silk lining. One of the compartments locks using a small latch like arrangement. The width is 67 mm (2 5/8ths inches), the depth 42 mm (1.75 inches) and it is 22 mm (7/8ths of an inch) thick. It is in exceptionally good condition and would date from around 1860.
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