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

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

1,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2823
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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 small rubies on the ribbon collar, interior compartments. Each clasp is set with emerald and sapphire cabochons. 

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

General wear, small scratches and dings, the plaque inside has been replaced, so is the removable pen.

SIZE

Height:  8.5cm

Width:  6cm

Weight: 162g