18 Karat Gold 'Cochon' Purse, Paul Frey for La Cloche Frères, France
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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Comprising a gold frame terminating in a pig's head and curled tail, the body formed of gold mesh, suspending four articulated gold legs, gross weight approximately 92 dwts, numbered 317 and 11738, with French assay and workshop marks; circa 1900.
Illustrated in Masterpieces of French Jewelry, by Judith Price, page 40.