Lot 31: Victorian Sterling Silver Mesh Gate-Purse
06 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: A tubular satchel of sterling silver net chain mail, surmounted by a folding accordion gate ring that expands and contracts to open and close the bag; one link is hinged to the lid monogrammed "BL," marked underneath "Sterling" and with an illegible maker's mark, the sides of the closure ring attached to a chain for carrying. 4.5" L. Weight approximately 1.8 troy ounces. The lid not aligned securely into closed gate.