Early Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau SouvenirEarly Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau Souvenir

This hand-carved wooden change purse was a souvenir from Ober Ammergau, Germany. It was likely carved at the late 19th or very early 20th century. Each side has a floral face, with edelweiss on the front. The interior has multiple compartments; one with a tiny clasp to keep it closed, and another with a tiny strip of white velveteen trim. The frame is white metal, with a sturdy clasp on top and a good hinge on the bottom. The overall condition is very good, with minor wear noted on the outer rim of the carved wood, basically where it came into contact with other items inside a purse. The clasp and hinge work well. There are no tears in the interior pink silk lining. There are a couple of tiny stains--most likely from make-up--on one portion of the lining. The measurements are 2 5/8 inches long, 2 1/4 inches wide, 3/4 inches deep. There is no maker's mark, however "O. Ammergau" has been carved across the front.

Item ID: E-0059

Early Carved Wood Change Purse, Ober Ammergau Souvenir

$20 USD

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