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An gold mesh evening purse, Flavelle Brothers, Sydney, early 20th century the beaded purse composed of finely woven mesh to a trefoil design frame, completed by an elongated oval link chain handle, total weight 32 grams, 85 x 48mm. Property from the Collec

Vintage beaded purse, together with a mirror and two other purses

A small Chinese export silver chain-link purse, cumwo, Hong Kong, late 19th century of fine chain links with a beaded fringe to the base suspended below the hinged rigid top with floral decoration, a blank cartouche to one side, and a ball clasp. Height 8

An unusual antique black velvet beaded purse, possibly North American in origin

A 1920s black crochet and wooden beaded purse with yellow lucite handles

Early ladies evening purse. Beaded decoration; silver plated structure, and clasp with monogram. Leather lined.

An 18th century French coin purse, the small knotted brown silk purse with gilt steel beaded decoration and silvered slide rings. Length 15 cm

An Art Nouveau period French beaded purse, finely decorated with radiating central panel, tones of red, blue, black, green etc, the moulded plastic arched frame with stylised birds and overall Egyptian influence. Minor attention required. Height 24 cm

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