Lot 989

5 Ladies Evening Purses

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


5 Ladies Evening Purses, comprising a metal black and white mesh compact purse marked 'Whiting & Davis Co., Mesh Bags' with two compact compartments and mirrors (tassel and strap worn and slightly frayed, some wear and pitting to metal), a chain metal mesh green and purple bag with gold toned clasp and handle marked 'Whiting & Davis Co., Mesh Bags, Soldered Mesh' (minor pitting to metal, some minor losses to mesh fringe on bottom), a blue beaded bag with orange and green flower design and attached compact mirror (fabric worn, some beads and threads loose), a floral beaded bag with metal clasp and handle (losses to beaded fringe, some beads and threads loose, minor pitting to metal, fabric loose in some areas wear attaches to metal clasp), and a petit point bag with enamel, crystal, and metal clasp and gold tone handle marked 'Oberon Paris, made ibn France' on interior pocket (pitting and wear to metal, some seams separating on edges of bag, light wear, some staining in interior).

Measurements: Height: of white beaded bag 9 in. x Width: 6 in.


Overall good vintage condition, see description.