Georgian faux Tortoiseshell, Gold & Silver Pique coin purse

Georgian faux Tortoiseshell, Gold & Silver Pique coin purse

A stunning, French faux tortoiseshell, gold & silver pique purse. 
This antique purse is a true work of art with its finely detailed cartouche & foliate design, crafted from small pieces of gold inlaid into faux tortoise shell.  The intricate pattern adorns both the front and back of the purse. The interior provides four compartments, beautifully made in a dark green silk. Stamped Brevete SGDC.
This antique example displays skilled craftsmanship at its finest.

CONDITION: Very good, clasps and hinges in good working order, interior lining all intact
DATE: Georgian (1714 to 1830)


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