A fabulous and rare Whiting and Davis Handbag in gorgeous Art Nouveau design and colors. The purse is what was considered "oversized" being over 9" long, as most of the purses produced were a standard 7" in length. The purse has a multitude of color enamel metal mesh, with a pale yellow background, multi colored roses and flowers and a double layered Van Dyke fringe with a green geometric design.
The gorgeous purse has a silver clasp frame with an unlined interior.
Condition: Overall Excellent for age, the corners where the mesh meets the frame has been reattached with thread. A few scattered links have worn enamel we could detect 10 on side towards the bottom above the fringe area and four on the opposite side scattered. The interior has three light circular oxidation spots, two on one side and one on the opposite, visible in photo.
Reference : Vintage Purses at Their Best by Lynell K. Schwartz ~ this purse is pictured on page 94 in an old Whiting Davis Advertisement in blue and pink tones.
Measurements: Purse measures 9 1/2" long with a 6 1/2" drop strap ~ overall 16" with a 6 1/4" wide girth
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