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

August 26, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Three

Sat, Aug 26, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2499

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE WHITING & DAVIS ART DECO METAL MESH LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF FIVE

Estimate: $100 - $200
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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 WHITING & DAVIS ART DECO METAL MESH LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF FIVE, each having polychrome enamel decoration, hinged gold-toned or silver-toned frame, and original chain strap, comprising three with stylized flower decoration, and two with geometric designs in green and brown colors. Each with a maker's mark or label for Whiting & Davis Co. of Plainville, MA. Circa 1920-1930. Largest purse 4 5/8" x 8" OA without strap, strap 7 1/4" H drop.

Condition

Good to very good overall condition with some wear and other imperfections including losses/worn spots to enamel and finishes, and possibly one or a few losses to jump rings; largest purse, smallest stylized flower purse, and brown geometric design purse with each having bag coming loose at the corners of the frame with thread repairs; green geometric purse having enamel flaking/chipping off.

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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.