c1890 sterling silver ring or dance chatelaine with 5 accessories


This lovely Sterling Silver “dance” or finger-ring chatelaine has five chains suspending near-matching accessories with scroll and floral patterns. There is a tiny mesh purse with an additional hook; a wreath-form memo book with 5 celluloid pages; a perfume bottle; a whistle; and a cigar cutter.

Each item and the ring are marked Sterling; the whistle with a “S” following Sterling, and ring marked with a “S” in brackets.

Nearly 7 1/2″ high overall, from top of ring to bottom of purse. Perfume bottle is 2-3/8″ high (cap is stuck closed). Memo book or “aide memoir” is nearly 2″ across. Mesh purse is nearly 3″ high and 1-1/2″ across and opens easily.

Excellent condition with only a few very minor scratches or signs of use.

1 in stock