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    Judith Leiber Half Bead Silver Crystal Swan Minaudiere Evening Bag
    Very Good to Excellent Condition
    6" Width x 4.5" Height x 3" Depth
    Judith Leiber is well known for her adorable animal minaudiere likenesses, making them her most collectible and artistically novel works of art. This Judith Leiber, done in the shape of a Swan, truly captures the graceful nature of the creature, and creates a piece that is sure to dress up any evening ensemble. Done in a gold tone frame, the feathers are carefully chiseled out and given texture. The long serpentine curve of the swan's neck is accented with tiny silver crystals, adding just the right amount of sparkle, while his eyes are composed of black onyx. The interior is done in metallic gold leather and houses the optional gold shoulder strap when it is not being used. It is expertly finished with a pushlock closure that is accented with several silver crystals. The bag comes with a coin purse, comb, and mirror.

    This bag is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. There are no missing crystals and light scratching to the hardware throughout. There is also some brown discoloration surrounding the base of the swan. There are a few black spots on the exterior, and some glue runoff along the base edge. There are a few areas of the interior leather with brown discoloration from the glue, as well as a few gray scuffs. This bag comes with a Judith Leiber box and dustbag, along with a mirror, comb, coin purse, care card, and product registry.

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    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: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 316

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