Whiting & Davis Art Deco Enamel Mesh Purse Enameled Flapper Handbag

A beautiful example of the early work of Whiting & Davis, this mesh purse is enameled predominantly in black with bright pops of orange, yellow, and white. The semi-abstract flowers float above diagonal Art Deco lines.

The silver plated frame bears a raised design with a center heart just below the double ball clasp.

Both sides of the purse match and both are photographed.

Measurements: the purse measures 7-1/2” long from the ball clasp to the crenulated edge x almost 5” across the frame. 14” long when the chain handle is extended. The chain handle is 15-1/2” in total length.

Signature: inside the purse is a small Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags tag

Condition: the enamel is in excellent condition, the outside of the frame and the chain are tarnished – I have not tried to polish the silverplate.

Item ID: 6549


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Black/Orange/Yellow/White, Size: NS

$225 USD

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