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Category: Handbags & Purses

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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    The Collection of Linda & Dennis Moyer - Session Two

    Walter Emerson Baum was a New Hope Impressionist painter known for his snow landscapes and Pennsylvania country scenes. Apart from his paintings, Baum was also known as a printmaker, writer, and museum director. A practitioner of the plein-air approach of painting outdoors, it is said that Baum once captured a…

    Pennsylvania oil on canvas portrait
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    ABC: Fashion & Accessories

    Thierry Hermès founded the Hermès brand in 1837 as a harness workshop in Paris. Originally, he intended to provide saddles, bridles, and other leather riding gear for European noblemen. Between 1880 and 1900, the French brand extended its offerings to include leather handbags, travel bags, and its signature scarves. An…

    Hermès 35cm Anemone Togo leather Birkin bag
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    The Miami Fashionista

    One of the leading lots at the upcoming Miami Fashionista auction, presented by Hill Auction Gallery, is a Chanel black lambskin leather "Executive" shopper tote bag. It features gold-tone hardware, protective feet, interior black lining, and one detachable makeup satchel. Another highlight is a pair of Emilio Pucci rayon bell-bottom…

    Prada Mini Maroon Silk Vintage Evening Bag Purse
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    Post War + Contemporary Art

    In an interview with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, contemporary artist Deborah Butterfield connected her work with her passion for karate and horseback riding: “Each day, whether it’s in the studio or with your horse or in the dojo, you hope that you come to some point of harmony and…

    Julian Stanczak Conservative Green- Minus
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    Summer Fashion and Accessories

    Established in 1973, Comme des Garçons is a Japanese fashion brand founded by Rei Kawakubo in Tokyo and Place Vendôme in Paris. The name of the label was inspired by Françoise Hardy's song “Tous les Garçons et les Filles.” One of the key lots featured in the upcoming Summer Fashion and Accessories auction,…

    Hermes Natural Sable Clemence Birkin Handbag, 2008
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    Fashion Vintage

    Specializing in lifestyle products and leather, Hermès named its famous Birkin handbag after the English actress Jane Birkin. She met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, in a coincidental encounter. After she complained to him about how inadequate her bag was for daily use, Dumas invited her to France and…

    Fendi - Baguette bag
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    Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale

    The upcoming Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale will offer a selection of luxury goods from brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more. Chanel is a French company that creates high fashion garments and accessories for both men and women. Featured in this Abington Auction Gallery, Inc. sale…

    Hermes Peach Passiflores Silk Scarf 90cm
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    Chiswick Auction X BrandCo Paris

    In 1995, when Princess Diana visited France for the Cézanne Art Exhibition at the Grand Palais, the First Lady of France gifted her the new Dior ‘Chouchou’ bag. Later, Diana ordered one in every available color. It was regularly seen with her and the company eventually changed the bag’s name…

    Yves Saint Laurent Tri-Colour Muse 2 Satchel Bag
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    Mother’s Day April 26th Auction

    One of the featured lots in the upcoming Mother’s Day April 26th Auction, presented by Gallery 63, is an ‘X’ motif diamond and yellow gold ring. Designed by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., the name of the brand and designer is stamped on the inside of the ring. Another…

    Mother's Day April 26th Auction
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    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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    LiveAuctioneers responds to COVID-19 by helping auctioneers move events online for free; proceeds go to charity

    NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers, whose online bidding platform is used by more than 6,000 auction houses and reaches millions of bidders worldwide, is offering special assistance both to clients and charitable organizations as COVID-19 continues to wield its devastating impact on businesses and communities. Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928-), Nine…

    LiveAuctioneers responds to COVID-19 by helping auctioneers move events online for free; proceeds go to charity
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    Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad

    The upcoming Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad, presented by Morton Subastas, will offer a selection of luxury watches. Rolex, Hublot, and Bulgari Sotirio are among the highlighted brands. One of the standout items is from Hublot’s Big Bang collection. The available watch is made of 18-karat…

    CHOKER, PENDANT, RING AND EARRINGS SET WITH ONYX AND DIAMONDS. 18K YELLOW GOLD. CARRERA Y CARRERA, FIRE CIRCLES COLLECTION
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    Hindman's March 19 Couture Auction Surpasses Expectations

    Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk, 19th Century. Late 19th century steamer trunk in Damier canvas, bound in wood slats and black painted metal hardware, metal handles, the monogram "B" set inside a diamond shape on either end, with fittings for a leather strap on the front, mounted on metal casters. The…

    Hindman's March 19 couture auction surpasses expectations
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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    Handbags & Accessories Online

    The “Kelly bag,” created by Hermès, was redesigned several times before being popularized by American actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly. Named after her, the bag soon became a high-fashion status symbol. A Hermès rouge de coeur mini Kelly picnic bag is among the leading lots of the upcoming Handbags…

    Hermès Ombre Birkin 25cm of Varanus Salvator Lizard with Palladium Hardware
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    Jewelry and watches Auction. Includes Pocket Watches section

    Morton Subastas presents a collection of jewelry and textiles along with a pocket watch session in the upcoming March auction. Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Ulysse Nardin are among the recognized brands offered in the sale. In the category of jewelry, stones such as emeralds and sapphires are also presented. One…

    ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST. 18K YELLOW GOLD. REF. 6900, CA. 1979 - 1980
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    Early Spring Mid 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

    A key lot of the upcoming Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, presented by Ambianic Mid-Century Collectibles, is a rosewood desk designed by Frank Kyle. Originally from Minneapolis, Kyle opened a furniture gallery in Mexico City during the 1950s. There, he collaborated with the foundry of Pepe Mendoza to create the…

    Modernist Bronze Sculpture Sumerian God with Snake and Cup
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    The Mollie Brewster Broussard Collection: Part II

    The second session of the Mollie Brewster Broussard Collection event, offered by Doyle, presents a Chanel Chevron Flap Bag as one of the leading lots. French fashion designer Coco Chanel worked to create innovative accessory designs during the early 20th century. While her company began producing bags in 1910, the…

    The Mollie Brewster Broussard Collection- Part II
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    Something For Everyone

    The upcoming Something For Everyone auction, offered by Joshua Kodner, highlights a tourmaline pendant and chain from Tiffany & Co. In 1876, gemologist Dr. George Frederick Kunz walked in the Tiffany & Co. office in New York City with a tourmaline stone that he had obtained from the Mount Mica Mine…

    Zuni Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet