Imperial Russian silver purse, small clutch bag or wallet set with an amethyst cabochon engraved to the front with swag decoration with blue grey leather interior. Carried on a short chain. Hallmarked in Odessa circa 1910, the hallmarks are on the inner lip of each side of the purse / wallet. The interior is in good condition considering its age.
It contains several compartments and a mirror. The purse is engraved with swags and a bows, the amethyst is in a central 4 petalled flower. It is engraved also with a word which looks like Pauleyni.It has a polished surface with some small dings and dents on both the front and the rear which do not detract from the attractiveness of the item and are in line with its age and usage. The leather is intact with no tears or splits but has slight wear here and there commensurate with age and light usage. Due to the value and nature of this item we will send it by recorded signed for post.
It will be sent 3 days after receipt of cleared funds. York Minster Antiques is a trading style of Ceejays Trading Ltd. We are proud to be members of LAPADA and CINOA we are governed by their trading rules. Jon Braganza the owner is a silversmith registered at Goldsmiths Hall London and his work in gold and silver will always carry his makers mark.The item "Imperial Russian silver purse fitted interior amethyst c1910" is in sale since Friday, June 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "yorkminsterantiques" and is located in North yorks. This item can be shipped to European Union member countries.