Sale 09BS01 | Lot 459

Judith Leiber Bundle of Books Minaudiere

Catalogue: The Estate of Beverly Sills
Judith Leiber Bundle of Books Minaudiere

Lot Details

Lot 459
Judith Leiber Bundle of Books Minaudiere
Circa 1991
Gilt-metal applied with small flat multicolor rhinestones, the interior lined with metallic gold kid, comb with tassel, red cord shoulder strap, metal plaque stamped: Judth Leiber (use copyright symbol), Judith Leiber dust sac with handwritten note: jeweled books. 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches, length of strap 47 inches.
This minaudiere is one of the pieces described as being part of Beverly Sills' collection of Judith Leiber bags in Enid Nemy, Judith Leiber: The Artful Handbag, p. 33.

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

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some discolored stones.
Missing approximately 10 crystals near edges and on the belt.
Small area of loss to silvered metal on the reverse.
About 5 replaced crystals.


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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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