Avant Garde Brutalist Mixed Metal Artisan Handbag ca 1970s

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Avant garde brutalist mixed metal artisan handbag ca 1970s
The unique handmade shoulder bag is adorned
with sinuous three dimensional mixed metal work
designs on the black leather flap cover

The mixed metal work designs are primarily brass metal;
combined with accents of silver and copper metal
The wide scrolled band that frames the sides and base
is brass metal with silver metal nail head flat grommets

The sides and base of the black leather shoulder bag
are framed with a wide sinuous brass metal band that
is embellished with scrolled soldered designs on both
sides. The exterior base is inscribed Esari Mexico
(see image # 10)

The industrial artisan shoulder bag is suspended
from a narrow black leather strap. The black leather
shoulder strap can be concealed within the interior
converting it to a edgy unique clutch style purse

Makes a very unique one of a kind accessory

The interior is lined in black leather designed
with a small zipper compartment

Measurements
The length across top of the flap cover = 6 inches
The length across the furthest midsection 9.5 inches
The height from the center flop cover to the base = 5.75
The drop length from top of the shoulder strap to the bag base = 27.5 inches
The depth on the brass metal framed sides = 2.25 inches

Details

  • Designer
    Escari Mexico
  • Brand
    Esari Mexico
  • In the Style Of
    Brutalist
  • Place of Origin
    Mexico
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Material Notes
    Leather
  • Condition
    Good. Overall nice vintage condition. There is a small section on one of the sides of the brass metal scrolled band with a tiny split in the metal approximately 1/4 of an inch. The wide brass metal band is sound and stationary .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    5.75 in. H x 2 in. D x 9.5 in. L
    15 cm H x 5 cm D x 24 cm L
  • Length
    9.5 in. (24 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU7362925533
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Santa Barbara, CA

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