A handsome silver purse frame in the Art Nouveau style with birds
CONDITION: good vintage condition
SIZE: frame measures 5½ ins (14 cm) w at botton and 3½ ins (9 cm) w at top. Depth of frame is 2½ ins (6 cm) and chain measures 16 ins long (41 cm)
APPROXIMATE DATE: 1890s – 1900s
This beautiful Art Nouveau style frame was acquired at auction in the Netherlands and originates from that country.
It is made from 835/1000 silver and bears the maker’s marks of a lion and sword. It weighs 61.7 grams.
The frame has a kiss clasp which works well and fastens tightly. It features a beautiful design which features exotic birds with long tails placed against foliage. The design has an Art Nouveau feel. The frame has ears and rings for the chain and the attached silver tone metal chain is 16 ins long (41 cm) and in excellent vintage condition.
The frame is intact with no cracks or repairs and is sew hole ready to be made into that special bag!
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