Parisian Cloisonné Circus Clutch
A stunning and unique evening bag by A La Reine des Fées. This clutch style bag is a metallic silver/bronze with allover imagery of circus performers. Detailed, colorful figurines of dancers, acrobats, and clowns and shown amongst animals, flags, balls, and stars. This bag has a snap top closure, fully lined in cream silk satin. The crescent-shaped top closure is a metal panel embellished in detailed cloisonné and beadwork. The Parisian luxury handbag company name’s translates to “The Fairy Queen,” a reference to the 1692 semi-opera by Henry Purcell.
This bag was found in the original owner’s home with no strap, but the top of the bag does have two small rings where one could be attached. This piece shows overall signs of normal use, the lining has a few minor marks. There are loose threads and fraying around the edges and corners of the bag. This bag is large enough to hold an iPhone 14.
6” deep, 8” at widest, 6” across opening.
Made in France.