A Louis Vuitton Encyclopaedia Britannica library trunk, 1911,
Lot 166
A Louis Vuitton Encyclopaedia Britannica library trunk, 1911,
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Louis Vuitton Encyclopaedia Britannica library trunk, 1911,
canvas case with LV monogram, lozine, brass rivets, locks, key and reinforced corners, leather handle, opening to reveal brown fabric lined interior with four compartments, only one thousand trunks produced each specially designed to hold twenty-nine volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, to inside lid 'Especially Made For The Encyclopaedia Britannica By Louis Vuitton', numbered 209624, 89 x 33 x 27cm.

Footnotes

  • See page 253 Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks; published by Abrams 2010.
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