Dating whiting and davis purses after two years of dating
The Whiting and Davis Mesh Bag Company apparently started as just that, a mesh handbag company, that bought up its competitor, Mandalian, and eventually went on to make both mesh and non-mesh fashion jewelry.The company also made small mesh fashion accessories such as cigarette cases, lipstick cases, keychains, belts and even clothing, mostly tops and dresses.Whatever it is , it is extremely refractive - the "x" you see is actually the reflection of the ceiling fan in the room where the photo was taken, and if you look closely you can also see ceiling lights and the photographer's hands and sweater!The pendant is 2 3/8" x 2", with an 18" heavy rolo chain. Some slight scratching to the back of the pendant, which looks much worse in the enlargement than in person. Item: SN13-1277 Price: .50 US Description: Whiting and Davis Hinged Bangle Bracelet and Earrings Set - Large, nicely faceted unfoiled topaz glass oval stones are used in front and back of the bracelet and as centers of the earrings (earrings look darker because they are on a black card, but in fact are the same color as the bracelet stones, just a different size).Mesh Bags", with a gold metal chain attached to the top for carrying.The inside is fully lined in a peachy pink blush color silk fabric.Side hinged bangle could be worn with opening at either the front or the back. Item: SS5-834 Price: .00/set US Description: Whiting and Davis Faux Hematite Cabochon Earrings - These are part of a well known W&D design with a matching pendant necklace and cuff bracelet, so if you're looking for the earrings to match, look no further.
This vintage Whiting & Davis mesh bags Art Deco purse dates from the 1920s.
This bag is in very good vintage condition with wear consistent with its age.
The handle is beginning to tarnish in some areas on both sides and on the inside it has a couple spots (images 4-6).
Mesh Bags" mark, and the earrings with the usual Whiting & Davis Co. Earrings are about 1 1/4" x 1", bracelet is 1" wide, and inner dimension of 2 1/4" x 1 15/16". Faux hematite oval stones are surrounded by dogtooth-type (kind of) settings and additional openwork framing on the necklace and bracelet give this kind of a Celtic feel.
Necklace chain is 20", pendant is 1 3/4" x 1 1/2"; bracelet is oval, 2 1/8" x 2", and about 1 3/8" wide at center front; safety chain. Excellent condition, with some mild pitting/wear to the plating on the interior of the bracelet.
From a design studio in California, Whiting & Davis creates bags and accessories inspired by the glamour of yester year.