Antique Steel Cut Beaded Victorian Round Waist Purse With Ornate Metal Frame
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Antique Steel Cut Beaded Victorian Round Waist Purse With Ornate Metal Frame :
This is a lovely vintage antique Victorian steel cut beaded round purse/chatelaine with leather as the medium. The frame is of an art nouveau design with a leaf motifand it has a little button at the top which clicks to open and shut.The purse has many fringes made of steel cut beads. The purse itself measures approximately 4 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches---the fringe/tassel add about another inch. There are no markingsto indicate the country of origin although many similar ones come from Europe.Condition: The medium is leather which is still supple (beading on one side). The condition is good for its age. However, please note that there is some very minor bead loss and some have rust spots. It appears that only one of the tassels is missing. The frame is a lovely art nouveau leaf motif and the purse opens with a click of a button at the top of the frame and stays tightly shut when closed. There are no markings which might indicate its origins. The leather has some age spots and there appears to be a slight discoloration from perhaps an old sticker. Every effort is given through photos and description to point out the condition. If you have questions, please ask us. Our aim is to give as much as is possible the clearest picture of what is being offered here and the best service we can provide.Thank you for taking the time to view this sale.Shipping: We prefer to use USPS priority mail with delivery confirmation within the U.S.All international shipments will only be shipped via priority mail.Insurance is required. We are not responsible for any loss or damage of all items shipped without insurance.International buyers please note: import duties, taxes, charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges.These charges are the buyer's responsibility.