Antique American sterling silver hinged compact purse, decorated with engraved floral and scroll patterns on the both side. On the front, there is a curly script monogram "BGH". Purse has attached chain handle, push-button closure and leather interior. Maker's mark - S. & L.
This glorious purse is 3 7/8" long, 2 7/8" wide and weighs 124.3 grams or 4 ozs Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.