A fuchsia-colored crocodile-Skin Hermes bag offered at Christie’s auction in Hong Kong for US$222,912 breaking all statistics.(AFP photograph)
HONG KONG: A fuchsia-coloured crocodile-Pores and skin Hermes bag has broken the File for the mostpricey Handbag bought at public sale, selling for US$222,912 at a Christie’s public sale in Hong Kong.
The vivid pink bag turned into sold to an Asian telephone bidder in an auction that saw “fast-paced bidding from begin to complete“, Christie’s said in a declaration overdue Monday.
The final price realised at the Monday auction become around 15 percentage more than the auctionhouse‘s estimate.
“With its 18k white gold and diamond hardware, Hermes vibrant Fuchsia Porosus Crocodile Diamond Birkin 35 dazzled the crowds, achieving a HK$1.seventy two million File,” Christie’s stated in theannouncement.
The bag, a part of the “Birkin” collection named after British-born French actress and singer Jane Birkin,features a gold and diamond-encrusted clasp and padlock and is 35 centimetres in width and 25 centimetres in top.
at the identical auction that saw some 300 clothier purses going underneath the hammer, a glitteryblack crocodile “Kelly” bag turned into sold for US$one hundred forty five,000, breaking the File for themost high-priced “Kelly” bag bought at public sale.
The “Kelly” product line is known as after the late Princess Grace of Monaco.
The auction residence‘s handbags and Add-ons sale done $5.99 million in sales.
designer handbags are the contemporary craze for creditors, taking international auction homes with the aid of storm and fetching Report charges.
The previous Report changed into set at the sale of another Hermes Birkin by means of an Americanpublic sale residence worth round $203,000 in 2011.