Antique American Sterling Silver Purse/Box with Perfume & Vinaigrette6547
This is a super antique sterling silver purse /box measuring 3 1/2″ (9 cms) across x 2 1/4″ (6 cms) x 1 3/4″ (4.5 cms) high.
There are no initials or monograms and it’s in excellent condition with lovely engraved decoration and a swing handle.
The inside is lined in green and is absolute lovely with a vinaigrette and perfume flask each marked ‘sterling’ – there is also two coin holders on the side and a mirror in the lid.
The back of the mirror is marked Mrs Paine, Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank.
There is also a loop on the opposite side to the coin holders but whatever was originally there is now missing.
The purse itself is marked sterling and shows the makers mark for James E. Blake Co of Attleboro, Massachusettes and they were famous for their sterling silver novelty, vanity and small table items between 1889 & 1936.
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