When Ilon Specht worked in advertising in NYC, she authored major ad campaigns, including "Because I’m Worth It" for L’Oréal. Over the years, to mitigate the stress of her high-powered job, she collected antiques for her residences. When she couldn’t decorate as fast as she could hunt and gather, she founded Hacienda, an Ojai, CA, antiques shop dedicated to the diversity of beauty, run by Martin Sierra and filled by Ilon. With this sale, she brings her collector’s eye to vintage jewelry and accessories, as gorgeous displayed on your dresser as on you.
1930s Art Deco gold metal mesh set including
small clutch, matching wallet, whistle and comb. The bag is lined in peach silk; metal clasp embellished with glass rhinestones. The wallet is lined in black silk and includes multiple compartments. They ...
Mod 1960s Whiting Davis purse in white enameled
metal mesh trimmed with white leather. Detachable shoulder strap. Taupe satin lining. Impeccable condition throughout. Signed: Whiting and Davis International. Purse, 6"L x 10"W x 1.75"H; strap, 43"L.
Goldtone metal mesh vanity purse with a guilloche
enamel compact top decorated with a hand-painted rose. Inside the top is a powder compact and rouge. Compact top, 2.5"Dia. Purse, 5"L. Mesh chain handle, 9"L. Marked: Evans. Minimal wear.