1 of 10 images

1980s Maud Frizon Sculptural Black Suede Jeweled Minaudiere Shoulder Bag

About

Maud Frizon built one of the most exclusive and coveted shoe brands long before Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin were household names. Avant-garde designers such as Claude Montana, Sonia Rykiel and Thierry Mugler all paired their runway clothes with her boldly colored creations and innovative silhouettes, including the cone-shaped heel that was ubiquitous in the Eighties. “She’s the only one,” Mugler told People magazine during that time, “who is open to new ideas and knows how to see them through.” During its heyday, the Maud Frizon boutique in Paris would be so packed that customers would try on her wares on the sidewalk. While the label wasn’t as celebrated for its handbags, this amazing minaudière makes a case that it should be. The small tote features a cylindrical bucket bottom and a pointed top, both crafted from soft and supple black suede. Embellishing the exterior are three rows of prong-set rhinestones in red, clear and sapphire. Similar rhinestones detail the pulls for the zipper closure. To hold the playful item is a tubular black suede strap that loops through its top tactically to maintain its shape. It’s an entirely unique accessory for a collector or someone seeking a standout piece that can go from day to evening effortlessly. Measurements Height: 8 inches Depth: 5 inches Strap drop: 24 inches This Maud Frizon sculptural minaudière is in excellent condition. The cylindrical bottom, pointed top and tubular strap are made from luxe black suede. Three rows of prong-set rhinestones in red, clear and sapphire decorate the exterior. Similar embellishments appear on the suede pulls for the zipper closure. The unlined interior includes a Maud Frizon label. The strap is long enough to wear as a cross-body or as a shoulder bag. The item comes with a green Maud Frizon dust bag for storage. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

Details

  • Material notes

    Suede

    Rhinestone

    Stitch

  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Seller location
    Boca Raton, FL
  • Reference number
    LU7302322013

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2014
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Boca Raton, FL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries

More From This Seller
Oscar De La Renta Black and White Laser Cut Le...
Oscar De La Renta, Oscar De La Renta
Black and white Oscar De La Renta leather crossbody bag with silver-tone hardware, detachable shoulder strap, leather lining and top magnetic closure. Excellent condition Measurem...
Marc Jacobs Fall 2005 Velvet Handbag w/ Leather...
Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs
New York born Marc Jacobs has plenty of experience with handbag design. Designing for French leather goods legend Louis Vuitton from 1997 to 2014, Jacobs certainly honed his already ...
Chanel Black Perspex Lucite Minaudiere Clutch /...
Chanel, Chanel
Black lucite Chanel clutch with matte silver-tone hardware, chain and woven leather handle at side, interlocking CC at top, quilted motif throughout, single interior wall pocket and ...
1990s Chanel Silk Gripoix Jewel Print Blue Leat...
Chanel, Chanel
In her prime, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel mingled amongst the elite. Having funded many of her ventures through her capacity the mistress of wealthy businessmen of the time, Chanel’s cli...
You May Also Like
Maud Frizon Lantern Bag
Maud Frizon, Maud Frizon
Circa 1970/1980 France Maud Frizon Lantern-shape bag, decorated with leather strips cut to make an effect of silver or gold twists as light changes. Closes with a pressure valve ...
Salvatore Ferragamo Grained Black Leather Cross...
Salvatore Ferragamo
SALVATORE FERRAGAMO cross body micro bag made of grained black leather and gold tone hardware. Can be worn cross body or as a belt-bag. This bag features : - Heavy gold tone should...
Yves Saint Laurent Vintage Oriental Inspired Pa...
Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage oriental inspired navy blue passementerie and tassel evening purse. This purse features : - Navy blue body adorned with massive gold lame p...
Lanvin Vintage Tassel Minaudiere Shoulder Bag
Lanvin, Lanvin
LANVIN Paris vintage minaudiere shoulder bag featuring a hard case body, a silk braided strap and a long black silk tassel on one side. Clasp is embossed with the iconic Paul Iribe ...
Italian Blue Hand Woven Crossbody Handbag
Unknown
Handmade woven. Made of Lurex. Made in Italy.
Nina Ricci Purse with Matching Belt - Rare Mint...
Nina Ricci, Nina Ricci
Presented here you have from the 1960’s an extremely rare Nina Ricci purse with a matching belt in mint condition. The bag is made of silk cording that has been sewn together. On the...
Chanel Crossbody Bag / WOC - Lipstick Charm - Rare
Chanel, Chanel
Presented here is a Chanel crossbody bag. This little gem is comprised of a black silk satin fabric with a decorative charm of a lipstick and a mirror fastened to the flap of the bag...
Salvatore Ferragamo Vintage Black Leather Gold ...
Salvatore Ferragamo, Salvatore Ferragamo
Fantastic vintage Salvatore Ferragamo mini leather bag with ribbon trim and heavy gold studs. Long gold tone chain hooks on and off. Details: Fully Lined Inside Pocket Front ...