Bienen Davis was one of the most highly regarded maker of handbags in the world. From the early twentieth-century until the early sixties, Bienen Davis was the maker of choice for the famous and very well to do. The reason? Sheer quality and elegant designs that become timeless. A model like this was also carried by the late, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Greta Garbot, among others, was also a long time buyer of Bienen Davis. To look and feel this extraordinary, investment grade Bienen Davis, you will clearly see why to this day, they are highly collectible.
This stunning gem is breathtaking and is in pristine condition. It is circa 1949 and featured in a handbag journal at that time. It is also from a private collection.
Made of velvet-soft non-crockable suede in the color of Imperial Blue and set off with a blindingly mirror polished, genuine gold-plated frame, it is an Evening Bag that will be the crowning touch to your attire and your collection. Lift the snap to see the flawless Dark Navy Faille lining. There are two slip pockets that are all spotless clean and odor-free. There is the matching coin purse on its tether and the signed, matching cover with the original mirror inside. It is perfect.
Outside, the frame is a true testament to ultra-high quality of this Bienen Davis and it works smoothly and closes with absolute precision. The fabric is rich in color and there is not one tear or any signs of wear. Even the bottom is flawless. Nowhere does this Bienen Davis look like it approaching seventy-years-old but, it is. Another clear sign of the sheer quality and meticulous care this treasure has received.
This is clearly an Evening Bag that will make a dramatic statement to any formal event you attend and with gloves, it will make anything else, a distant second. You will be proud to own this Bienen Davis.
The dimensions are 7 ½ “L x 8 ½ “H x 3”D and the flawless, dual handles afford the perfect 7” drop for carrying on your arm.
As always, this fine Bienen Davis will come to you shipped with the utmost care via USPS Priority Mail or your choice of shippers indicated with insurance. Never a handling charge, just the exact shipping to your zip code. I ship all over the world and will gladly combine shipping on multiple purchases.
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