Description

    Judith Leiber Full Bead Crystal Train Case Minaudiere Evening Bag
    Very Good to Excellent Condition
    5" Width x 4" Height x 2.5" Depth
    This Train Case Minaudiere Evening Bag is destined to make your evening shine. Judith Leiber is known for creating some of the world's most beautiful evening bag. Minaudieres by Judith Leiber blend art and utility. Her bags are featured in the permanent collections of 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 particular evening bag harkens back to a time when trains were a popular mode of transportation and the train case played the role of carry on bag. This minaudiere is primarily done in silver crystals but there is a single layer of black crystals at the bottom base of the bag. This bag is accented with silver hardware. This bag features press release closure and a gold shoulder strap. The silver leather interior is separated into two compartments and comes with a small coin purse, comb, and mirror.

    This bag is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. There are a few scratches and marks to the hardware. There is very faint scratching to the interior leather. This bag comes with a small coin purse, comb, mirror, 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
    May, 2015
    5th-6th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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