Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

August 26, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Three

Sat, Aug 26, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2508


Estimate: $100 - $150
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE BEADED LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF SIX, comprising a black knitted/crocheted miser purse with beaded decoration, a two-toned blue knitted/crocheted miser-type purse with steel beads and jump ring fringe decoration, a knitted/crochet purse with white beads and a drawstring top, a black purse with bead and gilt-thread decoration having an expanding metal top probably lacking cover/lid, a purse with a zipper closure and a beaded geometric design, and a black pouch purse with beaded accents and lace trim. Purse with zipper having interior label of "MADE IN / CZECHOSLOVAKIA", remainder unmarked. Late 19th/first half 20th century. Black miser purse 17 1/2" x 3" OA.


Most in very good overall condition with some wear and other imperfections including losses to beads, discoloration/stains, and tears; purse with expanding top having losses to gilt on gilt-thread; black pouch purse with tears to lace.

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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.