Offering an exquisite circa 1860 French Tortoiseshell Coin Purse with intricate pique inlay
The delicate arabesque pique inlay is finely hand crafted with gold, mother of pearl and brass. The purse has a brass clasp and opens to a lovely deep amethyst moire silk fabric. The interior clasp reads "Brevete SGDG". The coin purse is in remarkable condition for the age and fragility. No chips or loss to inlay and the silk interior remains in beautiful condition. The clasp is in fine working condition.
Measures approx. 3" x 2" x .75".
A lovely example of French Victorian artistry. A wonderful addition for a purse collection or to accompany your antique French fashion Juneau doll.