For sale is this circa late 1800's, solid sterling silver with a gold interior wash, Victorian Chatelaine Reticule signed with the James E. Blake hallmark. The piece measures 3 1/2" x almost 2 1/2" x just over 1/2" thick and weighs 2.93ozt. The front has a wonderful floral and feather design with a cartouche in the center wit ha monogram. The chain measures 11" long and the interior has areas for money and a mirrored powder well. It has no dents or damage on front and two small dimples on back. The hinge is perfect and it opens and closes with a snap and no gaps.
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month; a portion of my sales will go to our local SPCA.
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