Julie Cartwright Antiques
Art Nouveau Silver & Crocodile Skin Small Purse By Eugene Posen, London 1900
REF: JU02 / LA353159
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This wonderful and unusual Edwardian silver mounted crocodile skin bears the marks of Eugene Henry Posen who specialized in mounts on imported purses and wallet The brown crocodile skin purse with a sinuous silver mount with pierced bluebell border, very much in the Art Nouveau manner. The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordion" compartments. Additional front pocket. Hallmarks: E.H.P for Eugene Henry Posen. London Import Mark. London Assay Mark. Lion Passant. Date letter "a" for 1900.
Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the Art Nouveau Silver & Crocodile Skin Small Purse By Eugene Posen, London 1900 (LA353159) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1900
Crocodile skin in excellent glossy condition. Silver corners and clasp in very good condition. Very good interior,, a little worn but commensurate with age and use.
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