Sterling silver mesh evening bag Import marks Chester 1904
Edwardian Silver mesh evening bag 1904
- Sterling silver evening bag in excellent condition with nice snap shut clasp. Fully hallmarked. Imported into England in 1904, with the marks of the Chester assay office for that year.
The bag is decorated along the bottom and across the middle on both sides with numerous additional small chains of silver which dangle down when it is worn giving the bag extra movement and elegance.
This would look good with a modern or vintage cocktail or evening outfit. The bag is large enough to put in all the items needed for a evening out as it is 6 inches across and 6 inches deep.
The bag weighs nearly 8 and a half Troy ounces (265 grams)
The chain handle is long enough to wear on the shoulder as it is 18 inches long.