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Posted 2 years ago


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I have this amazing little silver sovereign purse...can anybody assist me identifying it...there is a little carved elephant on top of the lid. Appreciated, thank you.

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  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    I think from the 1920's and its a coin purse for young ladies ..flapper era...very nice! Welcome!
  2. gailm gailm, 2 years ago
    Thank you, I live in Durban, South Africa...havent seen another one like you think it could be Asian?
  3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    If anything Indian with the elephant..but that's more the flapper era again. Since England was ruling India at the time...
  4. vxatplay, 2 years ago
    I have one of these too, with a lion rather than an elephant. FUCHS & BEIDERHASE of New York made purses with a similar gated (?), lattice (?) opening, but I can't find anything quite the same on the net.

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