Hermès Kelly Mini Pochette Ficelle Lizard Swift Palladium Hardware - 2006
The Kelly Pochette was Jean-Paul Gaultier's clutch interpretation of the classic Kelly bag. Introduced on the fall runway of his first collection for the House in 2004, the Kelly Pochette was an instant hit. This early example is rendered in sophisticated neutral Ficelle lizard, every scale of which glints like a polished jewel, held with the white stitching that is always paired with Ficelle, meaning String in French. This clutch has Ruthenium hardware, a deep silver similar to gunmetal, and found almost exclusively on Lizard bags from the mid 2000's. The Kelly Pochette is still produced today, though rarely in lizard, making this clutch subtle, but also very impressive.
Height: 5" Width: 8.45" Depth: 2.75"
Box, dust bag, care papers
The term "hardware" refers to the metallic parts of the bag, such as the buckle hardware, base studs, lock and keys and/or strap, which are plated with a colored finish (e.g. gold, silver, palladium). The terms refer to the tone or color of the hardware and not the actual material used. If hardware is composed of precious solid metals this will be referenced in the description.
No indication of wear, all plastic on hardware, never worn, essentially as new.
Little to no indication of handling, usually with all plastic on hardware and most likely never worn.
Very minor evidence of handling.
Evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
Moderate wear and is fully functional.
Moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.