Sterling silver snake purse

Sterling silver snake purse

Type: Snake purse Material(s): Sterling silver, enamel Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: European (hallmarks indecipherable, possibly French) Origin: Possibly French Date or Era: 1900s Dimensions: 5.25 inches wide by 6.25 inches tall. Descriptions: Sterling silver...
Spider web wallet

Spider web wallet

Type: Spider web wallet Material(s): Sterling silver, glass, lizard skin Designer/Maker:  Unknown Markings:  Sterling, number 462 (probably a pattern number) Origin:  American Date or Era: 1900s Dimensions: 4.5 inches wide by 2.5 inches tall. Descriptions:  Amazing...
Snakes and the egg

Snakes and the egg

Type: Snake purse Material(s): Silver Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: 800 silver Origin: German Date or Era: 1910 Dimensions: 8.5 inches wide, 6.25 inches tall (not including handle). Descriptions:  Two snakes compete for an egg. In Greek Orphic religion the...
Who – who …

Who – who …

Type: Owl purse Material(s): Silver Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: 800 silver Origin: German Date or Era: 1910 Dimensions: 3.25 inches wide, 8.75 inches tall (not including handle). Descriptions:  This purse looks both like a bat and an owl, but the feathers on the...
Silver devil purse

Silver devil purse

Type: Silver devil purse Material(s): Silver, cloth Designer/Maker: Made by Henry William Dee of London. Markings: London assay marks. Origin: Britain Date or Era: 1876 Dimensions: 2.5 inches wide. Descriptions: A Victorian silver devil purse made by Henry William...