Products in the “Bags and Purses” Category

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Black Reptile Skin Bag

A classic black fine reptile skin Kelly bag  with a secure shaped clasp, a sophisticated vintage style with lots of life left in it. The handle is also reptile skin that fixes onto godltone hinges. The tan suede interior of the bag has a zipped pocket and 3 slip pockets.

COLOURBlack,Gold & Tan

COMPOSITION:  Reptile Skin, Suede & Metal

MAKER/MARK:  There is an oval label to the interior Mappin & Web

DIMENSIONS:  (L)275mm  (H)200mm   (D)70mm   (Lhandle)395mm

CONDITION:  Good.

FLAWS:  There is some corrosion to the metal hinges and clasp. The strap has some wear to it but is still strong and the skin is not broken.

PERIOD:  Circa 50's

 

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£70.00
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Vintage Deco Silver Chain Bag

Vintage Deco silver chain evening bag/purse with a simple deco style frame , with a secure blue cabochon clasp. The tactile mesh is lovely and strong and finishes with a ball and chain fringe, that lays in an alternate pattern . The chain is elongated. Useful, strong, pretty and above all unique...

COLOUR:  Silver & Deep Blue

COMPOSITION: Metal (unmarked silver plate) & Glass

DIMENSIONS:  (W)120mm   (H)200mm   (Lchain)400mm

CONDITION:  Very Good. If you would like the bag lined, please contact us by email for a price on this.

PERIOD: Circa 1930's

SOURCE:  Unknown

 

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£55.00
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Vintage Fine Chain Mesh Evening Bag

Vintage fine chain mesh evening bag, with a gold and silver tone zig zag pattern. The bag has a beautiful glass enamel frame in 'ice cream' pastel blue and green, with a 3D roses around these panels, it is topped with a secure blue cabochon glass clasp. The bag ends with a zig zag fringe and has a rounded chain to carry it with that fits nicely around the wrist. This is a lovely tactile bag, in a wonderful warm tone, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty. These bags are perfect for Weddings, they can carry all the essentials, such as lipsticks and money but still fit lightly on the wrist...

COLOUR:  Gold, Silver, Pastel Blue, Pastel Green & Blue

COMPOSITION: Metal & Glass

DIMENSIONS:  (W)100mm   (H)155mm   (Lchain)275mm

CONDITION:  Very Good. If you would likwe this piece relined, please contact us.

FLAWS:  Small scratches to some of the enamel and a 1 small repair where the chain joined the frame, as you would expect from a period piece.

PERIOD: Circa 30's/40's

SOURCE:  Unknown

 

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Colourful Deco Mesh Bag

Start a collection with this fine printed colourful Deco mesh evening bag with stylised flowers, patterened frame and zig zag fringed base, with a blue cabochon glass clasp. This is a lovely bag, with a new warm gold lining, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty...

COLOUR: Brass, Yellow, Pink & Orange

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Brass, Glass, Enamel & Satin

DIMENSIONS: (W)80mm   (H)160mm   (Lchain)260mm,

CONDITION: Good

FAULTS:  Some of the paintwork is faded on the mesh area of the bag, especially on the reverse side. There is some patination to the metalwork in places. This is all commensurate with age and usage.

PERIOD:  Early 20thC

 

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£50.00
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Whiting & Davis Mesh Evening Bag

A simple and elegant sparkling, deep vintage mesh bag made by the Whiting & Davis company in the 1930's, with an attractive angular frame and a secure ball clasp. The mesh is very tactile and really catches the light! The interior has a eau de nil coloured  lining, that is very clean and has its original label. The chain has some attractive embossing on it. The interior of the frame has the Whiting and Davis embossed mark showing it to be an authentic Whiting & Davis bag, no one did metallic mesh better than this American company, as this feminine piece shows. A stylish and sturdy way to keep your essentials close to hand, ideal for mobiles and lipsticks.... This is a lovely tactile bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty...

COLOUR:  Silver & Eau de Nil

COMPOSITION: Metal & Material

MAKERS MARK:  Whiting & Davis USA

DIMENSIONS:  (W)128mm   (H)220mm   (Lchain)360mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FLAWS:  There is some wear to the plating on the mesh, as you would expect from a piece of this age..

PERIOD: Circa 1930's

SOURCE:  USA

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£95.00
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Alligator/Croc Skin Bag

A stunningly beautiful hornback alligator/crocodile skin bag, made up of stitched panels with an unusual secure clasp and frame, a sophisticated vintage style with lots of life left in it. It really is a rich wonderful bag with a lovely shape and feel to it all wrapped up in a n opulent streamlined design.  The pattern of the elevated ostederms is fantastic. The interior of the bag has a zipped pocket and slip pocket to one side and a slip pocket on the other all with gold piping. The skin handle is hinged from the skin covered frame. Very covertable and collectable...

COLOURGolden Brown & Gold

COMPOSITION:  Alligator/crocodile Skin & Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (L)260mm  (H)150mm   (D)60mm   (Lhandle)38mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FLAWS:  Light surface scratches as should be expected with age and uses.

PERIOD:  Circa 50's

SOURCE:  England

 

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20′s/30′s Beaded Bag

A fabulous intricate and elaborately beaded evening bag, designed with tiny micro beads. Neutral beads surround abstract white beaded and colourful textured shapes, all handstiched snugly together, which gives the purse  a good, firm, shapely form. The neck of the bag is a beautifully intricate multicoured champleve enameled frame and clasp. There is a beaded fingerloop to hold the bag with. The interior of the bag is excellent in peach satin and has a stiffenend internal pocket. This is a lovely bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful today as it was almost a hundred years ago...

COLOUR: Gold, Taupe & Multi

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Bead, Fabric & Enamel

DIMENSIONS:  (H)160mm   (W)170mm

FINGER LOOP:   (L)130mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

PERIOD: Cira 20/30's

SOURCE:  European prob French

 

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£75.00
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Pretty Mesh Bag

Chain mail style mesh gold tone bag from about the 1920s-1930s, with silver vertical stripes and a scalloped frame with blue cabochon glass clasp. It may have originally been silver plated and have worn away to this lovely warm patina but the unusual striped feature makes me wonder if it was always meant to be like this, it really is a good colour. The chain is a lovely mix of long and short links and the bag finishes with a delicate scalloped chain fringe. This is a lovely bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty...

COLOUR:  Gold, Blue & Silver

COMPOSITION: Metal & Glass

DIMENSIONS:  (W)110mm   (H)185mm   (Lchain)390mm

CONDITION:  Good

PERIOD: Circa 20/30's

SOURCE:  Unknown

 

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£65.00
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Art Deco Mesh Bag

Start a collection with this fine printed mesh evening bag with stylised flowers, patterened frame and diamond fringed base. It has some wonderful detailing around the frame, with a classic deco design and has a oriental influence around the rolling clasp and chain area. This is a lovely bag, with a new vibrant orange lining, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty...

COLOUR: Brass & Orange

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Brass & Enamel

DIMENSIONS: (W)145mm   (H)150mm   (Lchain)310mm,

CONDITION: Good

FAULTS:  Some of the paintwork is faded on the mesh area of the bag, especially on the reverse side. There is some patination to the metalwork in places. This is all commensurate with age and usage.

PERIOD:  Early 20thC

SOURCE:  Germany

 

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Deep Brown Reptile Skin Bag

A classic Kelly shape robust reptile skin bag with a deep brown glossy finish, made up of stitched panels with a beehive secure clasp in goldtone, a sophisticated vintage style with lots of life left in it. The handle is also reptile skin with goldtone fixings into the frame. The tan suede interior of the bag has a zipped pocket and 2 slip pockets. There is an oval Mappin & Webb Ltd label within the bag.

COLOURDark Brown, Tan & Gold

COMPOSITION:  Reptile Skin, Suede & Metal

MAKER/MARK:  Mappin & Webb

DIMENSIONS:  (L)260mm  (H)200mm   (D)70mm   (Lhandle)370mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

PERIOD:  Circa 50's

 

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£60.00
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Beaded Bag

A neat and stylish beaded bag, designed with silver beads. Silver beads in a Deco pattern run on a navy blue background with a beaded rim at the neck and a beaded, fringed tassel at the base . The bag is closed with a drawstring enclosure , with a strong rope chain running through metal loops just inside the neck of the bag. The interior of the bag is linned with navy blue and looks to be in very good condition. This is a lovely bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful today as it was all those years ago...

COLOUR: Blue & Silver

COMPOSITION:  Material, Bead & Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (H)200mm  (Htassel)330mm   (W)150mm   (Lchain)700mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FLAWS:  There is a small 1cm blue section near the beaded rim, that looks to have been mended. This has been done well and is a strong repair, you have to look closely to find it.

PERIOD:  Vintage

SOURCE:  Unknown

Price: £60.00
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£35.00
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60′s Sequinned & Beaded Black Evening Bag

Pretty rigid form, sequinned and beaded black moleskin/velvet evening bag. It is decorated with ivory, gold and opalescent sequins and beads, some shaped like flowers and leaves. The clasp and frame are simple and elegant, and hold a robust chain. The interior of the bag is faux silk with a small mirror pocket. A stylish way to keep your essentials close to hand and a lovely addition to any bag collection...

COLOUR: Black, Gold & Ivory

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Bead, Sequin & Velvet

DIMENSIONS:  (W)150mm   (H)115mm   (D)60mm   (Lchain)300mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

PERIOD:  Circa 60's

 

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£32.00
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Gold Bugle Bead Sunray Bag

Vintage gold bugle bead bag laid out in a deco sunray pattern. The interior is in very good condition, it is lined in cream satin  and has a slip pocket. It has a good firm clasp and a strong box chain handle. A stylish way to keep your essentials close to hand, ideal for mobiles and lipsticks...

COLOUR:  Gold & Cream

COMPOSITION: Bead, Material & Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (W)170mm   (H)195mm   (D)10mm

CONDITION:  Good

FLAWS:  There is some patination to the metal frame

PERIOD: Circa 60's

 

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£70.00
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Pretty Silver Metal Bag

Chain mail style mesh Silver tone Purse from about the 1920s-1930s, with a modernist streamlined feel to it. The chain and mesh have lost a lot of the original silver plating but this has worn away to a lovely warm patina. The bag finishes with a delicate scalloped chain fringe. This is a lovely bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful as it is pretty...

COLOUR:  Silver

COMPOSITION: Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (W)175mm   (H)185mm   (Lchain)450mm

CONDITION:  Good

FLAWS:  Some wear to the original silverplate especially on the chain handle.

PERIOD: Circa 20/30's

SOURCE:  Unknown

 

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20/30′s Beaded Evening Bag with Fingerloop

Pretty hand beaded clutch bag that features cream, white and gold minute bugle beads, with an Art Deco styling. It closes with a metal snap closure situated under the front flap and there is a beaded hand strap to the back. These were called tango purses, some had small chains so they could dangle from the wrist and some had a small strap at the back so you could loop it through your fingers. Hands could be kept free for dancing the tango, a hot new dance craze at the time. Ladies could also slip their gloves through the strap to keep them safe...

COLOUR:   Ivory, White & Bronze

COMPOSITION: Bead & Material

DIMENSIONS:  (W)205mm   (H)110mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

PERIOD: Circa 20/30's

SOURCE:  Belgium

 

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£49.00
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Beaded Purse

A fabulous elaborately beaded evening bag, designed with tiny micro beads. Roses and leaves sit above stylised leaves in yellow blue and brown leaves on a light blue ground, all handstitched snugly together, which gives the purse  a good, firm, shapely form. The frame of the bag has a beautifully intricate relief rose and leaf pattern to it, with a double ball clasp. It has it's original fabric interior, that although worn is intact, I thought it better to leave it like this rather than replace it with a new one. This is a lovely purse, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful today as it was almost a hundred years ago...

COLOUR: Brass & Multi

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Bad & Fabric

DIMENSIONS:  (L)120mm   (W)80mm

CONDITION:  Good

FLAWS:  Some bead loss and loose beads around the frame.

PERIOD: Early 20thC

 

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£58.00
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Black Crocodile Skin Handbag

A classic robust reptile skin/leather bag with a glossy finish, made up of stitched panels with an attractive secure clasp in goldtone and black skin, a sophisticated vintage style with lots of life left in it. The handle is also reptile skin/leather with goltone ends and the base is fitted with 4 goldtone 'feet'. Examination of the interior bag frame reveals the round 'ELBIEF ENGLAND' mark inscribed onto the metal. We regularly see the Elbief mark on the frames of British handbags dating between the 1950s and the 1970s. The interior of the bag has a zipped pocket and is tan suede, the suede is in generally good condition apart from the marks detailed below...

COLOURGold & Black

COMPOSITION:  Crocodile Skin/Leather & Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (L)265mm  (H)205mm   (D)70mm

CONDITION:  Very Good outer, Fair inner.

FLAWS:  The interior has some pen and make up marks, the interior has been cleaned but these marks are persistant. There is a small worn hole where a mark has tried to be cleaned off.

PERIOD:  Circa 50's

 

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Vintage Crocodile Framed Clutch Bag

A classic double sided, expandable, alligator skin bag with a glossy finish, made up of stitched panels with an attractive secure clasp to the front and a hidden pop clasp to the back, a sophisticated vintage style with lots of life left in it. The handle and frame have a simple modernist feel, with 2 holes through which you could add a chain to use as a shoulder bag. The interior of the bag is fabric and has a zipped pocket to one side and a slip pocket in both sides and has a label marked 'Alligator' Made in England. Each side of the bag is expandable to give you even more interior space...

COLOURDeep Chestnut Brown & Pale Gold

COMPOSITION:  Alligator Skin & Metal

DIMENSIONS:  (L)340mm  (H)220mm   (D)80 to 120mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FLAWS:  The goldtone metal rubbed off to a lovely pale colour .

PERIOD:  Vintage

SOURCE:  England

 

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£46.00
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Vintage Striped Beaded Bag

An elaborately beaded evening bag, designed in a striped abstract pattern with a filigree balled clasp. The pattern reminds me of an animal print. The tiny micro beads are all hand-stitched snugly together, which gives the purse  a good, firm, shapely form. The frame of the bag is a gleaming goldtone with some filigree work and the hoops for the handle have a small pattern engraved on their edges, attached to this is a long black hand-beaded strap, allowing this bag to be worn over the shoulder.  It has it's original black fabric interior, with a slip pocket. A stylish way to keep your essentials close to hand as well as a  wonderful, collectible, keepsake...

COLOUR: Black, Pink, Pale Gold, Rich Gold, Iridescent Navy & Iridescent Black

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Bead & Fabric

DIMENSIONS:  (W)170mm   (H)200mm   (D)20mm   (Lstrap)380mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FLAWS:  Some small bead loss. There are 4 micro beads missing from the edge of the frame and 3 small areas on the strap. I scanned the bag for these, they are hardly noticeable and do not detract from the bag. If you are concerned I can send you some close up photographs.

PERIOD: Vintage

 

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£29.00
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800 Silver Mesh Purse

Lovely silver antique purse with an embossed decorated frame, ball clasp, pretty fringed edge and very fine mesh work. It is stamped on the interior with 800. There is a small ring  to one side of the purse to which you could attach a chain or thin ribbon. The 800 stands for 800 grade silver or 800 parts of silver per 1000 parts.  This standard of silver was heavily throughout Europe including France, Belgium and Germany for many years. Any vintage  jewellery stamped 800 is likely be European in origin.

COLOUR:  Silver

COMPOSITION: Silver 800

DIMENSIONS:  (W)60mm   (L)850mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

FAULTS:  There is a little patination to the interior metal by the hinges.

PERIOD: Circa 1900's

SOURCE:  European

 

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£39.00
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Black Grosgrain Bag With Enamel & Bead Detailing

Fabulously pretty black evening bag with a champleve frame and clasp, intricate and elaborately beaded  designed with tiny micro beads. The handle for the bag is in material and attached to the frame with small links.  The interior of the bag is excellent in lilac and has an internal pocket. This is a lovely bag, a beautiful accessory, that, is as useful today as it was then...

COLOUR: Black, Gold, Lilac & Multi

COMPOSITION:  Metal, Bead, Fabric & Enamel

DIMENSIONS:  (L)220mm   (H)165mm   (D)40mm

CONDITION:  Very Good

PERIOD: Cira 50/60's

SOURCE:  European

 

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