Lot 11: Hermès, Ile de Shiki, Leather Handbag, France, c. 1992
25 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Green calf leather, brass
France, c. 1992
Hermès - French luxury goods manufacturer, established in 1837
Marked inside ‘HERMÈS Paris’, ‘Made in France’
Date code V in circle
Design: Teleri Ann Jones, 1990
Model: Ile de Shiki
Dimensions: 25 x 28 x 10 cm
The bag is in good condition. The handles and the bottom studs show slight traces of wear. The dimensions of 25 x 28 x 10 cm.
The company Hermès, based in Paris, was founded in 1837 by the saddler Thierry Hermès (1901-1878) as a business for riding accessories. Under Thierry's son, Charles-Émile Hermès, the product range was extended to cases and leather bags as of 1878. Handbags were introduced in the 1920s. Finally, in 1951, the company launched its first perfume. The high quality and durability of the Hermès products quickly became known throughout Europe. Today, Hermès is known worldwide for its high quality craftsmanship.
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