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

August 26, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Three

Sat, Aug 26, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2504

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE WHITING & DAVIS METAL MESH LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF EIGHT

Estimate: $100 - $150
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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 WHITING & DAVIS METAL MESH LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF EIGHT, comprising a small/coin purse with polychrome enamel decoration of flowers and a silver-toned hinged frame, five purses with remnants of polychrome enamel decoration having hinged gold-toned or silver-toned frames and a chain strap, a silver-toned purse with hinged frame, interior lining, and a chain strap, and a gold-toned purse with a zipper closure and interior lining. Each with a maker's mark or label for Whiting & Davis Co. of Plainville, MA, except for a small gold-toned purse with blue enamel remnants having the end of a metal Whiting & Davis label that only showing the "W". 20th century. Fine mesh purse 5 1/2" x 6 7/8" OA without strap, strap 3" H drop.

Condition

Fair to very good overall condition with wear and other imperfections including losses/worn spots to enamel and finishes, and one or more losses to jump rings; small/coin purse lacking chain; fine mesh purse with replaced strap.

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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.