ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN KUPPENHEIM JEWELLED SOLID SILVER GILT CAT MINAUDIERE c.1920

ANTIQUE 20thC GERMAN KUPPENHEIM JEWELLED SOLID SILVER GILT CAT MINAUDIERE c.1920

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20th Century German Silver Jewelled Minaudiere / Purse, very precious, richly parcel gilt, embossed with the front and back of a cat, the cat is set with a diamonds and rubies ribbon collar, interior compartments mounted with a mirror and a plaque for making notes, removable pencil. Each clasp is set with rubies cabochons and the eyes are set with navette-shaped cut rubies. Hallmarked German silver (900), Maker's mark LK for Louis Kuppenheim.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A2824

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century German Solid Silver Jewelled Minaudiere / Purse, very precious, richly parcel gilt, embossed with the front and back of a cat, the cat is set with a diamonds and rubies ribbon collar, interior compartments mounted with a mirror and a plaque for making notes, removable pencil. Each clasp is set with rubies cabochons and the eyes are set with navette-shaped cut rubies. Original chain, the piece features a stunning quality.

Hallmarked German silver (900 standard, very high silver purity), Maker's mark LK (Louis Kuppenheim, important jeweller and silversmith, very sought after, please follow this link to a similar piece sold in Christie's). It dates to year 1910-1920.

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 9.5cm
Width: 5.7cm
Weight: 210g