Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Treasures from a Couture Closet. Offering a selection of high-fashion goods from several collectors and estates, the sale features 135 lots, many from the world's most celebrated designers. Highlights of coveted items include those from Chanel, Louis Vuitton luggage and accessories, a rare Gianni Versace 4-row Medusa necklace, a selection of Hermes scarves, and a gold Rolls-Royce keychain.
From Chanel are vintage bags and other leather goods, a ladies wool & silk suit, shoes, earrings and sunglasses. The sale's numerous jewelry items include necklaces, earrings, bracelets, brooches, pendants, rings, watches and stick pins. Many are of gold, white gold or sterling silver, set with precious or semi-precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, turquoise, coral, jade, cultured pearls, lapis lazuli or amber. Designers include Gucci, Christian Dior, Tiffany and Elsa Peretti. There are also many groupings – of vintage and costume jewelry, cameos, designer belts, beaded purses and more.
A distinctive selection of handbags, evening purses and wallets comes from Prada, Gucci, Valentino, Fendi, Badgley Mischka, Judith Leiber, Céline, Chloé and Ralph Lauren. Shoes from Ferragamo and Ralph Lauren are also offered. While primarily for women, the sale includes items for men as well, including cufflinks, watches, pocket watches and a watch fob. Completing the sale are canvas and nylon salesman's carrying cases for jewelry.