Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale - December 10, 2011
Lot 77 - ANTIQUE J. E. BLAKE STERLING MINAUDIERE COMPACT
Antique sterling silver & enameled minaudière compact. Has hand hammered texture under Vaseline enamel. Hand painted floral design to corner of cover. Reverse has monogram. Interior has beveled mirror with ivory back panel. Has coin slots for dime and nickel. Also has money clip. Marked STERLING 4950 J. E. B. & Co. Made by the The James E. Blake silversmiths Attleboro. Late 19th to early 20th century. Measures 3 1/2" length x 2 3/8" width x 5/8" depth (8.9cm x 6cm x 1.6cm). Total weight of 4.255 ozt / 132 grams. Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.