Antique French Art Deco Cut-Steel Beaded Flapper Purse

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 1087

  • This Splendid Antique French Flapper Purse features cut-steel micro beads in subtle shades of Gold, Silver, and Rust colors arranged in classic Art Deco design with Beautiful Brass Frame accentented with a Brass Medallion. 
  • The purse has Push Button Release and 6" Drop Chain
  • Circa 1920's
  • Made in France - Tagged
  • Condition:  Good -  the lever is positioned at an angle but I do not know if it was bent or is just made that way but the push button release is in perfect working  order and purse opens and closes tightly. Purse does have some separation at bottom of frame. (see photos)
  • Size:  7 x 5 1/2 " 
  • Drop Chain is 6 "
  • Weight:  10.7 oz. 


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