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Pearlized Champagne Lucite Handbag with Pierced Relief Lid, 1950s
Pearlized Champagne Lucite Handbag with Pierced Re...
Unknown Novelty Bags
**Please note we will be out of the country April 24 - May 7, 2018 and unable to ship purchases until we return to our offices May 8.** So much more than a handbag, this gorgeous purse...
Garay Novelty Handbag with Newsstand Print Fabric
Unknown Novelty Bags
This wonderful handbag has a black patent vinyl body, a twisted clear plastic handle, and a printed fabric panel under a protective sheet of clear vinyl. The panel depicts the storefron...
Souré Handbag with Modern Art Themed Printed Velve...
Unknown Novelty Bags
This tote style handbag has a black vinyl body with novelty fabric insets. The unusual velveteen fabric is printed with exhibition posters promoting the work of famous modern artists of...
Anne-Marie Black Suede Handbag Shaped Like a Foldi...
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie Novelty Bags
This sweet figural handbag is shaped like a folding hand fan. It's done in a fine, black suede on a frame of gold plated brass. A zippered opening allows access to the bag, and the sati...
Black Suede Handbag Shaped Like a Crate of Champag...
Unknown Novelty Bags
This wonderful figural handbag is shaped like a wooden crate with 3 champagne bottles sticking out of the top. Made from a fine black suede, the crate has a label on the front stamped "...
Turtle Shaped Handbag in Cream Leather and Carved ...
Unknown Novelty Bags
This adorable turtle shaped handbag has wonderful details. The body / shell of the turtle is done in soft, cream colored (kid?) suede. The back is pieced to resemble the pattern and tex...
Jeanne Bernard of Paris Black Suede Coffee Grinder...
Novelty Bags
This charming figural handbag is shaped like an old fashioned coffee grinder. It's covered in a fine, black suede with details and accents in gold plated brass. The inside of the lid th...
Jeanne Bernard of Paris Black Suede Mandolin Shape...
Unknown Novelty Bags
This delightful figural handbag is shaped like a mandolin. It's covered in a fine, black suede with details and accents in gold plated brass. The “strings” are twisted wires that run th...
Marbleized Gray Bakelite Purse, 1950's
Marbleized Gray Bakelite Purse, 1950's
Unknown Novelty Bags
Marbleized Gray Bakelite Purse from the 1950's. Unusual shape with curved handles decorated with silvered filigree accents. Interior mirror within lid. 1950's USA. 11" x 3.5" x 3.75"h...
Koret Rare Vintage Handbag Chunky Black Chain Link...
Koret, Koret Novelty Bags
I have sold hundreds of Koret handbags over the years, and I've never seen one quite like this one. This is a rare vintage Koret handbag in a luxurious printed quilted fabric in beauti...
Anne-Marie of Paris white leather and gilt 'Hand o...
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie Novelty Bags
Wonderful 'Hand of Cards' handbag by Anne-Marie, in white kid leather, with gilt highlights(suits of cards) and a clever clasp in the shape of a very realistic 'dice'. The bag is signe...
1950s Mexican Souvenir Doll Purse

1950s Mexican Souvenir Doll Purse
Unknown Novelty Bags
1950s Mexican Souvenir Doll Purse. Adorable mini woven straw purse with whimsical three dimensional details, including yarn pompoms, felt scenery, seeds, and a wrapped up baby doll. Ope...
BuffaloSkin Wallet Detailed with Swirls Of Floral Sterling Silver Accent
BuffaloSkin Wallet Detailed with Swirls Of Floral ...
Unknown, Unknown Novelty Bags
This wonderfully detailed wallet, of soft buffalo skin is detailed with Sterling Silver along the outer front edge, etched in swirls of floral design. When closed, the wallet meas...
Clothing Boutique Handbag By Soure
Clothing Boutique Handbag By Soure
Unknown Novelty Bags
This stylish, novelty purse by Soure' is designed like a French fashion shop. The front of the bag has a screen printed image of a storefront with mannequins, clothing and accessories i...
Flower Shop Handbag By Soure
Flower Shop Handbag By Soure
Unknown Novelty Bags
This charming, novelty handbag by Soure' is designed like a French florist shop. The front of the bag has a screen printed image of a storefront with flowers and plants in the display w...
Koret Scissors and Thimble Handbag
Koret Scissors and Thimble Handbag
Koret, Richard Koret Novelty Bags
This exceptional Koret black leather handbag has dissected scissors attaching the handle to the frame and a thimble for the clasp. The yellow gold plated thimble and yellow and white go...
Rare Poodle Purse Handbag made by Soure New York
Novelty Bags
Art Deco Handbag by Soure’, of New York, with black velvet body, and fantastic Poodle to front, and gilt clasp that snaps shut. Main colours and details to the Poodle body varies, and t...
Vintage "Basket of Daisies" Novelty Bag

Vintage "Basket of Daisies" Novelty Bag
Unknown Novelty Bags
A sensational novelty bag in the form of a black lacquered picnic basket with gold tone catch, which bears the slightest signs of wear. The internal black lining is pristine and looks u...
Koret Double Bubbles Handbag
Koret Double Bubbles Handbag
Richard Koret, Richard Koret Novelty Bags
This unusual black leather handbag has an almost cartoon-like design. It looks like two overlapping bubbles with a shiny highlight on the edge of the front bubble. The kiss lock clasps ...
Koret Vintage Genuine Alligator Handbag Coin Purse Mirror 1950s
Koret Vintage Genuine Alligator Handbag Coin Purse...
Koret, Koret Novelty Bags
You'll love this beautiful 1950's genuine alligator Koret vintage handbag with original coin purse and mirror. This bag closes at the top with a gold clasp and has a 12” handle. There ...
1950's Scarlet Red Maud Hundley Needlepoint Purse ...
Novelty Bags
A fantastic and rare extra-large needlepoint purse from Maud Hundley in a lovely botanic pattern featuring butterflies, ladybugs, flowers and leaves. The frame features a floral scroll ...
1950's Joseph Magnin White Beaded Pagoda Frame Purse
1950's Joseph Magnin White Beaded Pagoda Frame Pur...
Joseph Magnin Co., Joseph Magnin Co. Novelty Bags
An unusual and whimsical white beaded purse with gold beaded and jeweled pagoda frame. A fan-shaped clasp opens to a white silk lining with pocket and coin purse. The white beading feat...
1950's Black Straw Pouch Bag with White Seashells
1950's Black Straw Pouch Bag with White Seashells ...
Unknown Novelty Bags
A wonderful drawstring style black straw pouch bag made of finely woven black straw. The exterior is adorned with real seashells and embroidery. Perfect for summer and resort attire.
1950's WILARDY Tortoise Acetate Hard Bodied Plasti...
Novelty Bags
1950's WILARDY tortoise acetate hard bodied plastic purse. These bags are frequently mis-called 'lucite purses' when they are usually a combination of acetate plastic and only sometimes...
1950's Rosenfeld Floral Tapestry Handbag
1950's Rosenfeld Floral Tapestry Handbag
Rosenfeld, Rosenfeld Novelty Bags
A stunning bouquet of colorful needlepoint roses set against bone leather trim. Bag features double-rolled leather handles with brass feet. Interior is cream grosgrain in impeccable con...
Wilardy Dooner Book piece White Marble Lucite bag
Wilardy Dooner Book piece White Marble Lucite bag
Unknown Novelty Bags
1950s Wilardy Opaque , Marbled White Lucite Purse, Ornate Clasp, Great Handle Mirror inside top of handbag Stunning Pearl and Crystal Decorative clasp Measuring 10 WIDE X 5 DEEP X 7 ...
1950's Beaded & Wicker Floral Basket Novelty Bag
1950's Beaded & Wicker Floral Basket Novelty Bag ...
Novelty Bags
A fantastic white encrusted and beaded wicker basket style handbag. Double woven handles accent a floral and butterfly beaded motif in soft pastels. The bag is fully lined in pink satin...
Mid Century Poodle Purse Handbag designed by Soure...
Novelty Bags
Mid Century Soure’ Handbag with fantastic Poodle to front. Main colours to the Poodle body is various black and grey microbeads with a few of other colours dispersed within, and then hi...
Rare 1950's Morris Moscowitz Beige Leather Purse -...
Novelty Bags
Presented here is a beautiful purse produced by Morris Moscowitz Co. The bag is from the 1950's. The purse has beige leather on the exterior of the bag with curved interlocking lined st...
1950's Atomic Space Age Black Leather Handbag
Unknown Novelty Bags
What a great shape! This bag is a large modified oval, with the handle opening inside the oval. There are two leather pockets with snap closure on the front of the bag. A black leather ...
Rare Large Jolles of Paris 1950s Poodle bag
Novelty Bags
Handbag, by "Jolles", Paris, France, decorated in form of a Poodle. These are individually made, and the Poodle is created from lace and diamantes, and the beads are randomly set for th...
1950s Walborg Beaded Figural Cat Purse

1950s Walborg Beaded Figural Cat Purse
Walborg, Unknown Novelty Bags
Fresh from a French collection this extraordinary novelty handbag by Walborg was retailed at a chic shop in the 1950s, entirely covered with pearly white beads, with large glass eyes an...
1950's Midas of Miami Gold Wicker Purse, American ...
Unknown Novelty Bags
This charming gold painted wicker bag from Midas of Miami probably dates to the early 1950's. It is decorated with glittering velvet flags, and the American and Cuban flags are prominen...
1960s Handbag made from Ethnic Embroidery
Unknown Novelty Bags
1960s Handbag made from Ethnic Embroidery
Rare & Wonderful Spring Bag with Applique Metal Da...
Novelty Bags
We have only seen this bag twice (one in black and one in the creamy white we present here). It is one of our favorite forms and we are pleased to offer this purse to our 1stdibs coll...
Black Box Handbag with Gold Flowers
Unknown Novelty Bags
Fantastic estate find, this unique box-style handbag has an unusual shape and is decorated at bottom with an impressed gold floral design. Double handles, leather latch. Interior is tan...
French Sequin Black Linen Bag

French Sequin Black Linen Bag
Unknown Novelty Bags
Chic Sequin French Bag on black linen base. Elegant and timeless detailing with even seed bead borders on the interiors and edges of strap. Moire taffeta lining. 1950's France. Excelle...
Chalk Beaded Raffia Bag

Chalk Beaded Raffia Bag
Unknown Novelty Bags
Chalk Beaded Raffia Bag with drawstring ties. Floral patterns embroidered with natural raffia thread and outlined in chalk glass beads throughout. France 1950's. 9" x 9" x 3". Excellen...
1950's Walborg Metal Chain Evening Bag

1950's Walborg Metal Chain Evening Bag
Walborg, Walborg Novelty Bags
1950's Walborg evening bag. The bag is lined in fabric with an exterior completely covered in a gorgeous metal chain design. The bag is in exceptional condition for its age with some sl...
Wadsworth Surrealist Camera Minaudière
Wadsworth Surrealist Camera Minaudière
Novelty Bags
Wadsworth black antelope suede and gilt metal surealist figural minaudière. The early camera shape with attached strap handle, interior mirror,and multiple fitted compartments. 1950's...
1950s black faille & white floral beaded handbag Elise Tu Hong Kong
1950s black faille & white floral beaded handbag E...
Novelty Bags
A beautiful structured hand bag from the 1950s from Elise Tu, Hong Kong...Black faille is covered with white glass beads in the shapes of fantasy flowers & leaves, the flowers have pear...
Anne-Marie Poker Dice Handbag
Anne-Marie Poker Dice Handbag
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie Novelty Bags
Very rare poker dice handbag by Anne-Marie. The bag is covered in red leather with gold-plated brass brackets that hold actual poker dice on the lid. The poker dice can be removed for a...
Anne-Marie Sugar Bowl Handbag
Anne-Marie Sugar Bowl Handbag
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie Novelty Bags
Extremely rare sugar bowl shaped handbag by Anne-Marie. The bag is covered in red leather with white painted wood sugar cubes and gold-plated tongs. The front has a label with "AM Paris...