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Art Nouveau Ladies Silver Handbag

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English antique Art Nouveau solid sterling silver ladies handbag purse by the silversmiths Robert Pringle & Sons

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W-7 H-6 (cm)

Item Reference:

64711-1116-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 64711-1116-1
Item No. 64711 - Dealer No. 1116 - Building No. 1


English antique Art Nouveau solid sterling silver ladies handbag purse by the silversmiths Robert Pringle & Sons and with a full set of English silver hallmarks Birmingham 1911. Good quality genuine 108 year old silver example, decorated with stylised Art Nouveau swirls, it has a traditional silver twisted ball lid catch and it hangs from its original silver link chain with silver finger ring.
Inside it is lined in the original undamaged soft burgundy leather. Engraved with a period entwined monogram.

Full set of English silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1911 (date letter "m"). Clear hallmark stamps on both sides of the purse and also stamped on the large finger ring.
Maker Silversmiths initials "R.P", (Robert Pringle & Sons). Good condition, no visible repairs.
The silver twisted ball lid catch works perfectly and the purse opens and closes securely. Complete with original undamaged silver link chain and finger ring. The soft burgundy leather interior is still in excellent condition, no splits or tears. With genuine stylised Art Nouveau decoration.


Item Reference
Height: 6 cm
Width: 7 cm
Arts & Crafts
1910s, C20th
Country of Origin
Good condition


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
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