Starting at 1:30 PM CET on March 18, 2019, Gros & Delettrez, along with experts Dominique Chombert and Françoise Sternbach, introduce one of the most exclusive auctions of the season with a selection of Vintage Chanel accessories.
Featuring necklaces, bracelets, handbags, clothing and other accessories from the leasing fashion house, the live online auction boasts over 300 lots, and a 100-page catalogue is available online. We’ve picked some of the highlights below. More details here.
An exceptional “Boy” bag, 28cm, in white lamb leather and khaki canvas embroidered with blue, grey, and red sequins forming stripes, enhanced with two-tone red and white ribbons, “Cuba – Chanel” writing and a palm tree, topped with the initials of the House, clasp with bronze patina on flap, outside pocket, handle, shoulder strap, detachable adjustable chain, in excellent condition. Estimate: €3,000 – €3,500.
An exceptional ‘minaudiere’ evening case, 13cm, gold dented, embellished with guilloché acronyms, decorated with irregular glitter cabochon multicolored resin imitation gemstones, retractable chain handle. Laser signature. Excellent condition.Est: €7,000 – €8,000.
An exceptional double chain Gripoix necklace circa 1969, of chiseled gilt metal, interspersed with white imitation pearls, shouldered rhinestones motifs and emerald imitation pearls, ruby, and sapphire, retaining an amulet-inspired pendant set with coordinated cast glass, complemented by brilliant imitation Swarovski rhinestones and imitation white pearls, adorned in the centre with a grid pattern, ending in a circled cabochon with a light burst of pearls, length 44cm. Est: €5,800 – €6,200.
A “Boy” 25cm amethyst lambskin leather bag from the Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection, lined with coloured shawl, blackened silver-plated metal logo clasp on flap, adjustable chain handle, shoulder strap, hologram, authenticity card, very good condition. Est. € 4,000 – € 4,500.