(SOLD) genuine pre-owned Chanel 1990s vintage mini evening handbag

18 (base) 22 (expanded sides) x 16 x 10 cm

(Length x Height x Depth)

Handle drop: 26 cm



Vintage, from Chanel spring-summer 1996 collection (stated 96P on box!). This adorably-shaped design gives this elegant vintage silhouette a charming touch. What makes it even better? The chocolate-brown colour is timelessly and warmly neutral, and darker tone enough for some evening occasions!

This rounded shape is particularly popular in China collector’s market. An interesting cultural fact, this vintage design has been dubbed “Chanel Yuanbao Bag” for its rounded shape that resembles the ancient Chinese gold ingot (Yuanbao ??).

It might be a mini size but very functional, thanks to its wide expanded sides (22 cm). It capable of holding in (larger) phone, small wallet, keys, beauty items and a few more essentials.

-Lambskin leather in chocolate-brown colour.

-Signature diamond quilting and interlaced chain.

-24karat gold plated hardware (intense yellow tone).

-Mid-length chain handles for hand and shoulder carry.

-Tag zipper with CHANEL gold lettering.

-A discreet stitched CC detail on the base.

-Zip-top closure to a full-leather interior.

-2 inner pockets.

-Late series 3, circa 1996

Attachment (s): box, dust bag, authenticity card, hologram and booklet.

7.5 to 8/10 good vintage condition, light (restorable) marks of use on corners.