CHRISTIE’S PRESENTS: HANDBAGS & ACCESSORIES
12 JUNE, LONDON
PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS: LONDON, 7 -12 JUNE 2018
HERMÈS, 1996, executed in 2009
A RARE AND UNIQUE PAINTED WHITE & RED ARDENNES LEATHER NASA RETOURNE KELLY 35 WITH GOLD HARDWARE BY TOM SACHS
London – Following the success of the inaugural Handbags & Accessories auction in June 2017, Christie’s is pleased to indulge handbag enthusiasts once again.
On 12 June 2018, Christie’s will present a selection of exquisite pieces in their Handbags & Accessories Sale at the London, King Street headquarters. From the exotic and precious to vintage varieties and sought after limited editions there is something for every type of buyer.
A collection of iconic artist collaboration handbags will also be offered from famed masters including: Tom Sachs. A highlight of the sale will be a 2008 Hermès, Matte Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Birkin 30 with 18k White Gold & Diamond Hardware.
Matthew Rubinger, International Director, Handbags & Accessories at Christie’s states, ‘The Himalaya Birkin with White Gold and Diamond Hardware is the undisputed most valuable bag in the world. We are delighted to offer this exceptional piece at auction in Europe for the first time.’