Victorian Floral Enamel Dance Purse EP Silver Compact Card Case Early 1900's
This is an early 1900s floral enamel silver electroplated compact card case or dance purse with a wristlet chain for carrying. The piece is in wonderful condition; no dents or dings, just ever so slight tarnish; no damage to the beautiful enamel lid. It's a heavy piece for it's size, and well made. It opens and closes perfectly, and has two sections inside. One has a clip and a celluloid base that is held in place by a silver frame. Possibly to add a photo or information card. The other side has a holographic double sided lid that opens to a compartment for other small items. The compact measures approximately 3 1/4 inches by 2 inches, and has a 4 inch drop from the wristlet chain to the top of the compact. It is hallmarked with "EP Silver" on the inside rim.
It's a charming turn of the century piece to add to your collection. Visit our shop to find a fabulously large selection of other beautiful compact purses.