Celluloid Frame – Peacocks

Celluloid Frame – Peacocks

C. 1920’s French celluloid framed purse with rare, three dimensional peacock figures with solid bodies, leaves and berries. The  peacocks are nicely detailed. The bag is made from black silk and is original to the purse. Collection of Paula...
Celluloid Figural Frame

Celluloid Figural Frame

Type: Celluloid Frame Material(s): Celluloid Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: Unknown Origin: Unknown Date or Era: 1930s Dimensions:  unknown Descriptions: I received this purse from the estate of a faithful collector in New York. It is puffy fabric (appears to be...
Celluloid Grasshoppers Purse

Celluloid Grasshoppers Purse

Type: Celluloid and cloth purse Material(s): Celluloid purse and rayon fabric bag Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: None Origin: Unknown Date or Era: 1920s Description:  While the frame is from the 1920s, the cloth bag is from later. The fabric is rayon and the...
Figural Frame – Leather Bag

Figural Frame – Leather Bag

Type: Silver Figural Frame Material: 800 Silver Frame, Leather Body Designer/Origin: unknown Markings: none Dimensions: 8" at widest part x 8" not incl chain Era: 1915 The leather snakeskin body is a later addition to the frame, no idea when it was added.  The...
3D Celluloid Sheik

3D Celluloid Sheik

Type: Celluloid purse Material(s): Celluloid Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: Unknown Origin: French Date or Era: 1920s Dimensions: 5 inches wide, 5.5 inches tall, 2.75 inches deep Descriptions:  A 1920s carved celluloid purse featuring the 3D figure of a sheik or...