This is an elegant Edwardian period German silver chain mesh wrist purse with faux sapphire cabochon on the clasp. The purse is marked Germany. German silver is actually a nickel alloy, not sterling silver. This purse has a fine textured mesh that flows beautifully. It has a tassel of chains below. The purse frame is nicely decorated with a series of intersecting arcs. The purse is attached to a flat woven metal wrist strap.
This purse measures 14" total length from top of strap to bottom of tassel. The strap portion is 5.75" long by .25" wide. The purse itself is 6.25" long by 3" wide.
Condition is good.
Imagine waltzing in a ball gown with this little beauty hanging from your wrist.
Item ID: J14gp114
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