LOUIS VUITTON: An impressive early 20th century travelling 'Malle Armoire' trunk circa 1920
Lot 25
LOUIS VUITTON: An impressive early 20th century travelling 'Malle Armoire' trunk
circa 1920
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,555) inc. premium
Lot Details
LOUIS VUITTON: An impressive early 20th century travelling 'Malle Armoire' trunk
circa 1920
In L.V 'Monogramme' canvas with applied studded wooden bands, brass hardware and leather carrying handle, the brass locks stamped 'L.V', the central lock stamped '70 Champs Eleysee Paris, Louis Vuitton, London', with the lock-plate stamped '080754', the tanned leather interior with two folding horizontal steel hanging rails with detachable steel locking bars, a total of fourteen various wooden clothes hangers, five of which are housed behind a leather strap to the interior base, each side of the case features a beechwood and crinkled linen retaining screen with two steel mounted spring loaded wooden retaining bars, all stamped 'Made in France by Louis Vuitton, Paris-London', each side of the base fitted with a removable tanned rexine travel case with leather straps and handles, one, applied with a leather plaque stamped "Louis Vuitton, Paris, 70, Champs Elysees. Nice, 12, Av De Verdun. Cannes, 10 Rue Des Belges. Vichy, 1 Rue Du Parc. London, 149, New Bond St. Modele Depose", length 111cm, width 55cm, depth 55.5cm.
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