BID ON THE-SALEROOM
An early twentieth century silver purse or case, the oblong hinged form with reeded decoration, central monogrammed cartouche, attached finger ring and chain and opening to a lined interior. Hallmarked William Neale & Son Ltd, Birmingham 1916. Length measuring 5 1/4 inches (13.5 cm), weight 3.9 ozt (122 grams).
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Minor dents. Lining to the interior would require attention, partly missing and heavily stained. The hallmarks are clear and legible. Hinge and clasp in good working order.