A rare custom Louis Vuitton printed canvas, enameled metal and wood art trunk
the trunk built on November 1, 1924 and numbered 755157; with three custom interior cases, built on January 9, 1927 and October 10, 1927 and numbered 775870, 775871, 775872 respectively; each case with hardware stamped L.V. and Louis Vuitton and with leather straps stamped L. Vuitton; the art trunk stenciled R.G. on the sides for its original owner, René Gimpel
height of primary trunk 37in (94cm); width 43in (109cm); depth 21in (53.5cm)
- Please note: The offered lot was designed and built between 1924-1927 by the Louis Vuitton firm for Rene Gimpel who was the great-nephew of Louis Vuitton (1821-1892).
20th Century Decorative Arts
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