Description

    Judith Leiber Full Bead Silver & Gray Crystal Waving Cat Minaudiere Evening Bag
    Very Good Condition
    3.5" Width x 5.5" Height x 3" Depth
    This figural Judith Leiber waving cat is the perfect example of her fantastical minaudieres that have inspired wonder in many women for decades. This particular cat is done primarily in silver crystals, with his ears and the crown of his head done in silver crystals. The cat also has a bow around his neck, done in gray and silver crystals, outlined in black crystals. To add to the playfulness of the piece Judith Leiber has added pink and green floral decorations, as well as loose black and silver petal forms all over his back and tail. His eyes are comprised of two black onyx, as is the accent of the push closure. The interior is done in gold leather, and houses an optional chain strap that can be tucked away when not in use. This bag comes with a box, dustbag, gold tone mirror, comb and coin pouch.

    This bag is in Very Good Condition. There is some light surface scratching to the metal, with several missing crystals throughout/There is some creasing, as well as a few stray marks on the interior of the bag. There is some brown discoloration present along the rims of the interior hardware. The bag comes with a gold coin purse, comb, and compact mirror, as well as a Judith Leiber dustbag and box.



    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: 3
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