The Christie’s Handbags & Accessories category offers an array of collecting opportunities for new and established handbag collectors. From unprecedented, one-of-a-kind pieces to exceptional vintage items of the highest quality, our specialists are dedicated to the curation of your collection
WHO WE ARE
Through live & online auctions, private sales and the Christie’s Handbag Shop, Christie’s features a highly curated selection of the finest contemporary and vintage handbags available, focusing on Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Celine. Our June 2015 Hong Kong auction achieved several world records, including the Most Expensive Handbag for an Hermès Diamond Birkin and the Most Expensive Hermès Kelly Bag sold at auction. With over 75% of lots offered exceeding their high estimates, Christie’s solidified itself as the leader in the Handbag Auction market. In addition to traditional sale venues, Christies’ continues to partner with iconic brands such as Gucci, Hermès and Alexander McQueen as well as fashion icons like Elizabeth Taylor for charity auctions.
A Global Reach: Buying and Selling Opportunities
Christies’ diverse range of sale venues and unparalleled network of collectors ensures that no matter where you are in the world, you have access to the most sought-after and rare Handbags & Accessories in addition to the assistance of our expert Specialists.
Christie’s holds live auctions in international salerooms, including Hong Kong, New York and Paris. Our highly anticipated auctions are preceded by elegant exhibitions and sale catalogues. The auctions are the culmination of extensive sourcing to bring our clients the most sought-after Handbags.
Through this expedient and confidential service, our Specialists work to source or sell specific Handbags, utilizing our extensive client database and global network. Among other advantages, this service allows individuals to buy or sell at any point during the year.
With affordable starting bids, our Online Auctions have become a popular destination for new and emerging collectors, as well as serious connoisseurs. These sales have also attracted substantial interest from clients who are new to buying at Christie’s, making this an important sales channel for our ever-expanding global clientele.
Christie’s Handbag Shop
Christie’s Handbag Shop is an online retail hub that features an ever-changing selection of Handbags & Accessories to browse and buy on the spot.