68: ANTIQUE DRAWSTRING BEADED SCENIC PURSE
67: ANTIQUE DRAWSTRING SCENIC BEADED PURSE64: ANTIQUE DRAWSTRING BEADED PURSE
Austin, TX, United States
DoneMar 6, 2005 6:00 PM UTC

ANTIQUE EUROPEAN PURSE & BEAD COLLECTION

AUSTIN AUCTION COMPANY PRESENTS A FABULOUS COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 300 LOTS OF EUROPEAN BEADWORK WITH MANY PIECES FROM THE EARLY PART OF THE 19th CENTURY. THESE ITEMS WERE GATHERED MOSTLY IN PRE AND POST WAR PARIS, AND HAVE BEEN HELD IN A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEVER BEFORE OFFERED FOR SALE. AUCTION INCLUDES 170 PURSES, BEADED SAMPLERS, FOLIOS, GLASSES CASES, NECKLACES, BABY CAPS, NEEDLE HOLDERS, CASES, AND MORE. WITH THE EXPERT HELP OF LORITA WINFIELD, AUTHOR OF “BEADS AND BAGS 1800-2000” WE HAVE IDENTIFIED PIECES SIMILAR TO THOSE IN MUSEUM COLLECTIONS, . THIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE EXQUISITE ANTIQUE BEADED ITEMS. NOTE: THIS COLLECTION IS IN WONDERFUL CONDITION. OUR DESCRIPTIONS HAVE BEEN AS CRITICAL AS POSSIBLE..WE HAVE USED A POWERFUL LIGHTED MAGNIFIER TO EXAMINE EACH PIECE