A Mary Pickford owned Louis Vuitton trunk

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Lot 136W
A Mary Pickford owned Louis Vuitton trunk

Sold for US$ 3,250 inc. premium
A Mary Pickford owned Louis Vuitton trunk
Brown-painted wood trunk with black and white stripes running from the front of the trunk to the back, and "M.P. / 8" painted on the left side. Locks on the front of the trunk stamped "L.V." and "Bie SG G / Patent / Louis Vuitton." Bearing identical labels on the top and left side of the trunk from Railway Express Incorporated. showing that it was shipped from Hayes Storage, 305 East 61st St, New York, NY to "Miss Mary Pickford / Pickfair / 1143 Summit Drive / Beverly Hills / Calif." and a label from Los Angeles Transfer Co. on the right side. Accompanied by an unrelated trunk stand.

Mary Pickford, one of the biggest stars of the silent screen, formed an early Hollywood power couple with actor Douglas Fairbanks Sr. Their Beverly Hills home, Pickfair, was the a gathering place for the cream of 1920s Hollywood society, with guests including Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Amelia Earhart, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gloria Swanson, and President Franklin Roosevelt. Pickford and Fairbanks resided at the house from 1920 until their divorce in 1936, and Pickford continued to live there until her death in 1979.
30 x 15 x 19 in.
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