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Stunning Judith Leiber Maharaja “Trunks Up For Good Luck" Elephant Minaudiere

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Stunning and very elaborately detailed, handmade couture designer, Judith Leiber, Maharaja "Trunks Up For Good Luck" elephant minaudiere evening bag is completely encrusted with thousands of polychrome crystals. Named "Maharaja", great ruler in Sanskrit, this impressive clutch has impeccable detail! Truly a work of wearable art, you are destined to be complimented by everyone who sees you! Gold plated metal frame with metallic gold leather lined interior and a long gold shoulder chain is tucked inside. Bag features a crystal accented push closure. Hallmarked, “Judith Leiber” on a gold metal plaque inside the bag, and engraved in script on the frame. Hungarian born Judith Leiber (1921-2018) was known as the handbag designer to the stars. Her unique, one of a kind bag designs continue to be the go-to purses for famous women at every prestigious red-carpet event. She was the first woman inducted into the Hungarian Handbag Guild. Leiber’s craft focused on one-of-a-kind, imaginative designs and meticulous attention to detail. The New York Times refers to her creations as “objets d’art”. Leiber’s bags are acclaimed for their quality and high fashion status. Her bags have been worn by First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, Lady Bird Johnson and Mamie Eisenhower. Judith Leiber bags grace the collections of notable women and museums worldwide. Measures 6" long by 4" high by 2.75 deep. 20" gold shoulder chain drop. Weighs 15.6 ounces. Retails for $5495.00 new.

Details

  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Gold metal frame with metallic gold leather lined interior. Country of origin is the United States but minaudiere is made in Italy.
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    H 4 in. x D 2.75 in.H 10.16 cm x D 6.99 cm
  • Length
    6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Tustin, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    AJN
  • Reference Number
    LU131537310601
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Located in Tustin, CA
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