14K Yellow Gold & Sapphire Victorian Chatelaine Mesh Purse (Vintage)

$ 5,000.00
  • Chatelaine purse from the Victorian era (1880s)
  • Crafted in solid 14K yellow gold
  • The mesh is created using delicate interlocking round links and gives the appearance of a chainmail design.
  • The purse opens from the top with a kiss clasp featuring two smoothly polished beaded accents, one capped with a gorgeous rich blue sapphire cabochon. 
  • Interlocking link chain attached to either end of the frame, stamped inside of the frame is a "14K" gold purity mark. 
  • Measurements: Purse is 5 1/4" long, including the chain at the top. The frame and mesh measure 2 3/4" long, 2 1/2 wide, and 1/4" thick. Overall pennyweight of the piece is 26.9dwt (41.8 grams).
  • Condition: The overall condition of the purse is excellent. Besides normal surface wear there is no apparent damage to the yellow gold setting. The sapphire is secure and intact. The kiss clasp is secure and in good working condition.