Absolutely stunning much sought after vintage clutch bag from an era when sophistication and glamor was everything.
Leather snakeskin pattern .Black in colour with a paneled feature design to the front. The back of the bag is plain black coloured leather.
The delicate gold coloured metal frame is beautifully turned.
The label on the inside of the bag top maker "Ackery London" made in England Amber and black turned decoration to the top frame, gives this bag the "wow" factor.
Lined in black ribbed silky material
There is one full length centre zipped pocket, also 2 open pockets,one on either side of the bag ,both trimmed along the edges with the black leather.See image below.Lining is black darker than image shows Bags of space for everything you want to carry!
This is a largish clutch as was the fashion then, we estimate this to be from the 50's.
The fabulous clasp gives a satisfying "clunk" when closed.The feature tortoiseshell roundels along the top of the bag, which have the shoulder chain fittings on are a gorgeous feature, and gives this bag the "wow"factor.
This little beauty is vintage and unused .The front snakeskin pattern is in perfect condition.
You rarely see craftsmanship and glamor like this today .This bag is not lightweight, it is a lovely weighty bag.It will last a lifetime,unlike modern day fashion handbags.
Length is 12 inches long x 7 inches deep x 1.3/4 inches width. The delicate gold chain has larger oblong links spaced along the length. Chain sits on the shoulder at 17 inches is concealed when used as a clutch.Can also be removed.
This bag is vintage and is unused .Purchased and stored by owner , along with the brown one that is also listed.
Dispatched well protected and in a padded envelope.