ANTIQUE 20thC RARE GERMAN SOLID SILVER CAT MINAUDIERE PURSE c.1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE GERMAN SOLID SILVER CAT MINAUDIERE PURSE c.1910

795.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3863

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century German Solid Silver Minaudiere / Purse, very precious, both sides embossed with a cat, the front is set with small precious stones as eyes, opens to reveal the secret compartments, one side engraved with a date "17-5-1913".

Hallmarked German silver (800 standard), no maker's mark, this type of novelty minaudieres are typical of the silver manufacturer Louis Kuppenheim and became very popular in Germany, England and America in the early 20th century. This piece dates before 1913.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 6cm

Width:  4.7cm

Weight: 97.3g