Sale 09BS01 | Lot 454

Judith Leiber Elephant Deity Minaudiere

Catalogue: The Estate of Beverly Sills
Judith Leiber Elephant Deity Minaudiere

Lot Details

Lot 454
Judith Leiber Elephant Deity Minaudiere
Circa 1988
The elephant's head in gilt-metal applied with gold and clear crystals along with cabochons in amethyst, carnelian, quartz, onyx and blue, the interior of bright metallic gold kid, coin purse, tasseled comb, tip-in chain strap, metal plaque stamped: Judith Leiber (use copyright symbol), pale dusty blue dust sac, Judith Leiber New York printed in white. 6 x 5 inches, length of strap 41 inches.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Missing a few crystals on one ear (stress point) and missing one crystal on tusk.
Interior with a few marks
Catch works.
Overall very bright and shinny.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Estate of Beverly Sills

Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 10am EDT
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