DescriptionJudith Leiber Full Bead Black & Red Crystal Books Minaudiere Evening Bag
5.5" Width x 3" Height x 2.5" Depth
Minaudieres by Judith Leiber are a rare blend of art and utility. Testament to the flawless craftsmanship and creativity of these minaudieres, they 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 shaped like a stack of books is done in a plethora of colors and accented with gold hardware. This bag features a pushlock closure with black onyx accent, and a black woven rope shoulder strap with tassels. The interior is done in gold metallic leather. This bag includes a coin purse, a comb, a mirror, and its dustbag.
This bag is in Excellent Condition. There is very light scratching to the hardware. The back right corner is bent. This bag includes a Museum Archive Box, a Judith Leiber dustbag, coin purse, comb, mirror and its dustbag, and a care card.
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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