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Avant Garde Brutalist Mixed Metal Artisan Handbag ca 1970s


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


  • Designer
    Escari Mexico
  • Brand
    Esari Mexico
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of origin
  • Period
  • Material notes


  • 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

    H 5.75 in. x D 2 in. x L 9.5 in.

    H 14.61 cm x D 5.08 cm x L 24.13 cm

  • Length
    9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
  • Seller location
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Reference number

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