B807 - SOLD
This is a sublime antique French pillow purse /evening bag dating from the 1920's.
The purse is in the shape of a pillow and is made from brass with an attractive repoussé design. Around the centre of the purse is a copper band to which is attached the hinge and clasp. The hinge and clasp are made from brass in a filigree design and are both in perfect working order.
The lid of the purse opens to reveal a sumptuous purple plush interior.
The purse hangs on a brass chain.
The brass and copper of the purse has mellowed over the years to an antique hue which suits it perfectly. It would however polish to a shiny finish if required.
The purse measures 18 cm (7 inches) wide x 13 cm (5 inches) high x 7.5 cm (3 inches) deep. The apex of the chain when held is 43 cm (17 inches) above the top of the purse.
This is a fabulous antique French evening bag to use or treasure as part of a collection and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe.
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U.K. Delivery £6.95
Please contact us for international delivery cost.
Possible delivery method: U.K. & France