Description

    Judith Leiber Full Bead Black & Silver Masquerade Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag
    Very Good to Excellent Condition
    5.5" Width x 4" Height x 2" Depth
    Mysterious and intriguing, this piece is a clear demonstration of Judith Leiber's ability to evoke liveliness in the most simple of subjects. This mask inspired minaudiere is done in a wash of silver crystals, accented by black crystals that fill the two slit, almond shaped eyes. The bag is finished with a pushlock closure that is expertly paired with an onyx stone. The interior is done in gold metallic leather, and includes an optional shoulder strap that can be worn or tucked away.

    This bag is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. There are two silver crystals missing from around the base of the minaudiere, as well as light scratching to the gold hardware throughout. There is one crystal missing on the left base edge. The bag comes with a Judith Leiber box and dustbag, as well as a Judith Leiber care card.



    Condition Report*:

    The piece comes with a small Judith Leiber Card that reads "mask" 1994.

    Condition Rankings:

    Pristine - shows little to no indication of handling.
    Excellent - shows very minor evidence of handling.
    Very Good - shows evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
    Good - shows moderate wear and is fully functional.
    Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.

    References to gold or silver hardware, unless otherwise specified, describes the color and is not meant to infer the type of metal.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    9th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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