DescriptionJudith Leiber Limited Edition Half Bead Gold Crystal Chatelaine Minaudiere Evening Bag, 26/150
Very Good Condition
5" Width x 5" Height x 2" Depth
The original minaudiere, the chatelaine minaudiere evening bag is Judith Leiber's first design, originally done in 1967. This chatelaine bag is an incredible collectors piece. Done in a limited edition of just one hundred and fifty bags, this minaudiere is a great way to show off discerning taste for the highest of luxuries. This chatelaine minaudiere evening bag is done in gold plated sterling silver, and decorated with exquisite gold Austrian crystals, this bag exudes opulence. A memorable piece on all accounts, this chatelaine is topped off with a push clasp closure featuring a beautiful sapphire inlay. The interior is done in gold metallic leather, featuring one gold tone shoulder chain that can be tucked in to wear this bag as a clutch. This bag includes a coin purse, mirror, and a comb, and is stamped "Limited Edition 026/150" along the gold tone interior frame.
This bag is in Very Good Condition. There is some tarnishing to the hardware around the crevices and the crystals, along with some light scratching to the hardware. This bag includes a Judith Leiber dustbag, coin purse, mirror, comb, a care card, authenticity card, product registry card, and a sample sale price tag.
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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