Louis Vuitton Stenciled Canvas Lady's High Trunk
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Lot 0031 Details
Louis Vuitton antique circa 1900-1910 "Lady's High Trunk," the wood case covered in stenciled canvas and having brass-covered corners, trimmed in "LV"-stamped oxblood leather. all but the short sides of case with protective shaped wood ribs, the whole reinforced with "Louis Vuitton"-stamped gilt brass rivets, the hinged top with single brass draw bolts stamped "LV" on either side of a center draw bolt with lock stamped "70, Champs Elysee / Paris / Louis Vuitton / London / 149, New Bond Street," the short sides with two thick leather carry handles, the cream linen-lined interior labeled "1, Rue Scribe / Paris / Louis Vuitton / Lille 34, Rue Faidherbe / Nice 4, Jardin Public / 149 New Bond Street, London," further with a "John Wanamaker / Sole Agents for New York and Philadelphia" Label, the inner lid padded with twill ribbon tape and studs in a diamond pattern, containing one removable long tray. 28.25" H X 35" W X 22.5" D. As-expected age- and use-related surface wear, including shrinkage cracks to boards of lid, some canvas cracking and loss, old glue from travel stickers, stains to interior, repair to leather strap proper left of trunk.
Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.