Art Nouveau Gold Diamond Pearl mesh link purse, C.1910.
Art Nouveau 18K / 14K (tested) Diamond Pearl mesh link purse, C.1910. Total Item Weight: 184 gm.The purse of mesh link tassle drops, festoon decorated front mount set with three small old cut diamonds, reverse mount with engraved scroll foliate decoration, pearl thumbpiece opening mechanism, sliding gold lock to mount, elongated open oval link chain. Mount interior stamped 14K. Mount and chain tests as 14K, mesh link tests as 18K. Purse Chain extended measures 14.25 inches. Purse measures approximately 5 x 5 inches.