ANTIQUE / VINTAGE WHITING & DAVIS METAL MESH LADY'S PURSES, LOT OF FOUR, each having polychrome enamel decoration, hinged gold-toned or silver-toned frame, and a chain strap, comprising a larger example with a peacock-type design and interior lining, an orange example with flower design and interior lining including a small hand mirror, a small example with flower designs and interior lining, and a small example with green, red, blue, and yellow coloring. Each with a maker's mark or label for Whiting & Davis Co. of Plainville, MA. First half 20th century. Peacock-type design purse 5 1/2" x 6 1/2" OA without strap, strap 7 1/2" H drop.
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; peacock-type design purse with strap repaired or possibly replaced, interior lining with sections of separation from frame; orange purse with strap possibly replaced and/or having losses to finish; small floral purse with lining having shattering and wear.
Available payment options
From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.