A buffalo horn box purse

Front view of a bag showing the long metal chain. Front view of a bag showing the metal clasp. Side view of a bag showing the metal fitments. Top view of a bag showing the curved body shape. Rear view of a bag showing the hinge. Top view of a bag showing the lining. Underside view of a bag showing the two sections.
Front view of a bag showing the long metal chain. Front view of a bag showing the metal clasp. Side view of a bag showing the metal fitments. Top view of a bag showing the curved body shape. Rear view of a bag showing the hinge. Top view of a bag showing the lining. Underside view of a bag showing the two sections.
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Object number
WCHL : 441
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Description

A buffalo horn box style purse with brass mounts, decorative clasp, hinge and chain. Thought to be Russian in origin. Lined with blue velvet fabric. Date unknown. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
150mm
Height
110mm
Depth
80mm
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