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    Sapphire, Seed Pearl, Gold Mesh Purse & Accessories, Tiffany & Co., circa 1913

    The purse features an engraved 14k yellow gold frame, enhanced by a sapphire cabochon thumbpiece, supporting gold mesh, accented by a seed pearl adorned tassel. It suspends from a mesh wristlet having an attached octagon-shaped watch with a Longines 15 jewel movement, with 3 adjustments, reference no. 3071058, caseback engraved: Edna C. Jones 108 Rugby Road Brooklyn; the wristlet is completed by a sapphire cabochon slide. The purse opens to reveal: a matching mesh coin purse, and a mirror, monogrammed "EJC". Coin purse marked Tiffany & Co. Gross weight 227.90 grams.
    Purse Dimensions: 10 inches x 2-7/8 inches
    Coin Purse: 3-1/2 inches x 1-1/2 inches
    Mirror: 1-11/16 inches x 1-3/16 inches
    Watch/Strap: 7 inches x 1 inch


    Condition Report*:

    Purse with Accessories
    Designer: Tiffany & Co.
    Colored Gemstones; Sapphire, Seed Pearls
    Average Clarity: Fair
    Shapes: Other
    Gemstone Count: 1-25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: Watch is not in working condition. Coin purse is the only item marked Tiffany & Co., but items match in engraved patterns, style and finish. It is the opinion of the department that all items are attributed to Tiffany & Co., although unmarked.


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    December, 2007
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