Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Circa 1890s Victorian Coin Purse

Seller statement:  Dating from the early 1890's is this exquisite Victorian coin purse which measures 2 1/4" across by 1 3/4" deep. This purse's top closure is nickle plated silver. Its high relief work shows an angle comforting and greeting a loved one who is gently emerging through clouds on his way to heaven. This Art Nouveau influenced purse has a supple leather bottom. Its clasp is in working condition making this a very functionable piece. This work of art is in beautiful shape and would look lovely displayed on your vintage boudoir. It would also make a fine addition to your purse collection.

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