Vintage Black Mappin & Webb Lizard skin Kelly Bag
A classic Lady’s Mappin & Webb Lizard skin Kelly bag in black, with Goldtone hardware, including a beehive clasp.
The inside is fully lined with light tan suede, and bears the Mappin & Webb label, one zipped pocket and two open pockets.
The bag is 26cm wide, 18cm high, 7cm wide at the bottom of the bag, there is a 15cm handle drop.
There is some very light wear to the bag’s hardware.
Marked: Mappin & Webb Ltd
About the Designer:
Mappin & Webb 1774-
Founded by Jonathan Mappin in Sheffield in 1774, Mappin & Webb are renowned worldwide for their silverware.
In 1849 the first Mappin & Webb London shop was opened on 17 Fore Street.
Their first Royal warrant was granted in 1897.
Mappin & Webb are still silversmith to Her Majesty the Queen and to His Royal Highness Prince of Wales.
Mappin & Webb’s Lizard skin handbags are especially sought after by collectors.