Antique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey HolderAntique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey Holder

This is a beautiful tussie mussie flower holder dating from the mid to late 19th Century. I am listing several more of these posey holders this week from the estate of an avid collector of these tussie mussies which I was fortunate enough to acquire. I believe it to be French in origin.

The holder is made of gilt metal. The top has a wonderful open work design, featuring some type of berries, in clusters of three coming through the open work. There is a large hook, used to adhere it to your clothing, as opposed to the usual pin. The handle ends with a large opening to grip with your hands if you do not wish to attach it to your clothes. There is a very small hole near the bottom where there may have been a chain and loop at one time.

The piece has a length of 5 1/2" and is in good antique condition.

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ITEM ID
003217
ITEM TYPE
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Antique French Gilt Metal Tussie Mussie Posey Holder

$245

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