An extremely fine specially commissioned picnic and tea-set for four persons, by Louis Vuitton, circa 1906,
Lot 153
An extremely fine specially commissioned picnic and tea-set for four persons, by Louis Vuitton, circa 1906,
£40,000 - 50,000
US$ 51,000 - 64,000

Lot Details
An extremely fine specially commissioned picnic and tea-set for four persons, by Louis Vuitton, circa 1906,
black leather-cloth case with brass lock and catches marked 'LV', brass reinforced corners and marked studded edging, with original wooden base struts to base, the lid with heavy-duty brown leather handle held with 'Louis Vuitton' branded straps and bearing '1 Rue Scribe Paris - Louis Vuitton - 149 New Bond Street London' mark and numbered '143356' to inside, opening to reveal wooden yellow fabric lined compartmentalised interior with lift-out upper tray with leather handles containing various electro-plated accessories including wicker handled teapot and saucepan with burner, two glass jars with lids, small spirits flask, tea caddy, four drinking beakers, vesta case, three condiments jars, and two other smaller lift-out sections housing ceramic teacups and saucers, the main section fitted with two large glass drinks bottles with electro-plated lids, a large Coracle ceramic-based food box, electro-plated dinner and dessert plates, cutlery and bottle opener, and two other lift-out sections containing two smaller Coracle ceramic based food boxes, a smaller glass bottle and another food tin, revealing hidden compartments in the base, many pieces with bases or lids marked 'Louis Vuitton', the case measuring 59cm wide.
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