A luxury French brand specializing in lifestyle accessories, leather, jewelry, and watches, Hermès named its famous handbag the “Birkin” after the English actress Jane Birkin. When the actress met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, she mentioned how unsatisfactory her bag was for daily use. Subsequently, Dumas invited her to France and they co-designed the bag. One of the key highlights in the upcoming Winter Luxury Accessories sale, offered by Heritage Auctions, is a Hermès Birkin handbag made of vermillion ostrich skin. The interior is lined with vermillion leather and contains one zippered pocket and a slip pocket. Another highlight is a Hermès black crocodile Kelly-cut clutch. Featuring a top handle and a turn-lock closure, the clutch has one slip pocket.
This auction will present more than 180 lots by well-known luxury brands, especially highlighting leather bags. The other items featured in the sale include clutches, tote bags, canvas backpacks, silk and cashmere scarves, jewelry, and watches. To view the complete catalog and register to bid online, visit Heritage Auctions.
Lot Categories:Couture & Textiles (198)
# of Lots:198
Price Range:$1 - $50,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Hermès 30cm Vermillion Ostrich Birkin with Palladium Hardware|| Estimate: |
|Hermès Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile Kelly Cut Clutch with Palladium Hardware|| Estimate: |
|Hermès Gris & Beige Eches et Trames Blanket|| Estimate: |
|Hermès 35cm Vert Titien Alligator Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware|| Estimate: |
|Salvatore Ferragamo and Giorgio Armani Set of Six: Silk and Cashmere Scarves|| Estimate: |