Lot 22 (Silver & Objects of Vertu, 30th October 2020)
A Victorian parcel-gilt sterling silver novelty purse, London 1872 by William Summers
Realistically modelled as a fabric purse, with textured surface, the mounts gilded with double belcher chain. Push button release to a fabric lined card interior. Fully marked underneath.
Length (incl. chain) – 12.5 cm / 4.9 inches
Weight – 58 grams / 1.86 ozt