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    Judith Leiber Full Bead Brown & Pink Cocktail Party Minaudiere Evening Bag
    Excellent Condition
    6" Width x 4" Height x 1" Depth
    Judith Leiber's artfully conceived and brilliantly crafted evening bags successfully blend art and utility. Her bags are included 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. This minaudiere is particularly unique as it is based off of artwork by Judith Leiber's husband, Gerson. In an array of multicolor crystals this piece expertly depicts a laughing couple in evening wear holding a wine glass. The background, as well as the reverse side is done in a pairing of gold and brown crystals. The piece is finished with a pushlock closure that is accented by a carnelian stone. The interior is done in metallic gold leather. The bag comes with a gold coin purse, comb and mirror.

    This bag is in Excellent Condition. There is light scratching to the hardware. This bag includes a Judith Leiber box, dustbag, small dustbag, and a care card, as well as a gold coin purse, comb, and mirror.

    More information about Judith Leiber.

    Condition Report*: Comes with card that reads Cocktail party, 1992
    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 Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    9th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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