Judith Leiber

Bags and Accessories

Judith Leiber

Bags and Accessories

Judith Leiber began designing evening bags in 1963 and quickly became one of America’s foremost luxury accessories brands.

Judith Leiber is known for miniaudieres, fashion accessories which are also considered to be jewelry. The miniaudieres are crafted from Austrian crystals and meticulously beaded into unique and whimsical shapes. Leiber miniaudieres are done in a variety of shapes sometimes meant to mimic things found in the natural world and some are simple geometric shapes.

Testament to the creativity and beauty of these miniaudieres, they are now featured in the permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and The Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

Leiber has made bags for numerous first ladies to don during the presidential inauguration. In addition to miniaudieres Judith Leiber has gone on to produce numerous skin bags, belts and other accessories. Judith Leiber has risen the shiny, whimsical evening bag to the level of art object

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Judith Leiber Bags and Accessories Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Judith Leiber Full Bead Red & Gold Crystal Koi Fish Minaudiere Evening Bag
Judith Leiber Full Bead Red & Gold Crystal Koi Fish Minaudiere Evening Bag...
Lot 56498
Auction 5151
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
$4,687.50
Judith Leiber Full Bead Pink & Gold Crystal Cupcake Minaudiere Evening Bag
Judith Leiber Full Bead Pink & Gold Crystal Cupcake Minaudiere Evening Bag...
Lot 56319
Auction 5131
Sunday, April 28, 2013
$4,687.50
Judith Leiber Brown Alligator Top Handle Bag with Gold Hardware Excellent Condition 12" Width x 10" Height x 4...
Judith Leiber Brown Alligator Top Handle Bag with Gold HardwareExcellent Condition12" Width x 10" Height x 4" Dept...
Lot 58474
Auction 5246
Friday, October 9, 2015
$4,000.00
Judith Leiber Black Leather Studded Shoulder Bag Excellent Condition 12" Width x 5" Height x 2.5" Depth...
Judith Leiber Black Leather Studded Shoulder BagExcellent Condition12" Width x 5" Height x 2.5" Depth...
Lot 58370
Auction 5240
Monday, February 8, 2016
$106.25
Judith Leiber Pink Silk Evening Bag Very Good to Excellent Condition 7" Width x 4" Height x 3" Depth
Judith Leiber Pink Silk Evening BagVery Good to Excellent Condition7" Width x 4" Height x 3" Depth...
Lot 58450
Auction 5240
Monday, February 8, 2016
$106.25

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