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Asheville, NC 28802
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Feb 22, 2024
20th century, comprising: Michel Swiss gold and silver tone metal bead decorated handbag, with handle in matching design, gold tone spring latch closure, opening to satin lined interior with two pockets, with small associated kiss lock coin purse, 5-1/2 x 8 x 2 in., handle drop 5-1/4 in.; black fabric multi media bead decorated handbag, with metal clip closure, interior with two pockets, one zippered, tag reading "Hand decorated original by Carin of Houston, Texas", 7 x 11 x 2-3/4 in., handle drop 5-1/2 in.; iridescent bead decorated folding clutch, with snap closure, interior with small card pocket, 5 x 11-1/2 x 1-1/2 in.
Provenance: Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection
loss to beading, wear, loss threads, and abrasions consistent with age and use; Michel Swiss with rubbing and loss to gold tone at edges, pulling and staining to interior; Carin with tag detached
Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection
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