A beautiful quality sterling silver and guilloche enamel ladies purse, circa 1920. The exterior is finest quality enamel, when pressing the clip down on the centre section it reveals a silk interior with sections for coins and perhaps a visiting card when it was first used. On the exterior at the front of the purse there is a section which lifts revealing a manicure set and two small hinged pill boxes. The smaller purse attached to the chain opens to reveal a small powder compact with mirror.
Small purse: W: 1 3/4” H: 1 1/2” D: 1/2”
Large purse: W: 5 1/4” H:3 3/4” D: 3/4
Total display height with strap 11 1/2”.
19th Century Boxwood and Ebonized Base Tea Caddy, English, circa 1820
19th century boxwood and ebonized base tea caddy in the form of a flower with a dome glass panel which holds a small bouquet of dried flowers. The interior is all original with remnants of a lead lining date circa 1820.
H 6 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.
H 15.24 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm