Lot 131
Antique Wardrobe Steamer Trunk, Louis Vuitton
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
An early example of a compact Vuitton wardrobe, monogram canvas with black metal banding and brass hardware, having a hinged top which opens to reveal a lift-out tray. The hinged side opens to a folding hanging section fitted with the original wooden rack and hangers, serial number 182238 is stamped on the lid of the tray section next to the original label. "Louis Vuitton" is engraved on the upper section of the latch. Large identifying owner red mark to one side.

Standing measurements: 56.5 x 21.25 x 21. 75 in.

Private Collection, Durham, NC.

Exterior shows expected wear from travel with dents to the metal band and scrapes to the canvas; some rust; one leather handle partially detached. Interior with musty smell; tear to the quilted lid; soiling. Lacking key.

$2,000 - 4,000