Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 109

7 Luxury Handbags: Cascara, Lambertson, Smythson, Etc.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: various, see Additional Information
Marking(s); notes: various, see detail photos
Country of origin; materials: Italy (most), some unknown origin; leather, alligator (1), metal, fabric
Dimensions (H, W, D): largest: 11"h, 12.5"w, 5"d (Note: Dimensions of bags are general and describe the body only unless noted. Additional specific measurements are available by request to
Additional Information: Lot is comprised of seven bags: 1) Lambertson Truex clutch in gold (retail tag and branded dust bag included), 2) Fabrizio Verniani frame bag in black (unmarked dust bag included), 3) La Cascara clutch/wallet in deep blue (branded dust bag included), 4) Smythson zipper pouch in yellow (tags and branded dust bag included), 5) green alligator shoulder bag of unknown make (mismatched Maximo dust bag included), 6) black shoulder bag/clutch of unknown make with stowable chain strap, and 7) red shoulder bag of unknown make (mismatched Gucci dust bag included). This lot is from the Palm Beach, Florida collection of a former buyer for an exclusive luxury retailer. A longtime resident of New York and Palm Beach, she was an astute collector of high-end leather goods who traveled and shopped extensively.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

Live previews begin May 3rd, Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm ET. Please direct any questions and/or consignment inquiries to


overall very good, some with minor wear