This is an handsome, wintry white lizard evening bag with an elaborately decorated silver-toned frame of brilliant green chrysoprase stones surrounded by marcasites. Chrysoprase is a vivid green cryptocystalline quartz and a variety of chalcedony. This very elaborate frame sets this handbag apart as a precious object from your ordinary and mundane accessories. It evokes a sense of luxury and opulence that the women of that decade had become so accustomed to.
The evening bag measures 5" in height, 7" in width, 1.5" in depth and is in excellent vintage condition. The soft white silk lining does have a faint, small water mark near the top of the bag. Otherwise, the bag is in near mint condition.
1920's Art Deco Handbag with Chrysoprase and Marcasite Frame