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1900s Louis Vuitton Monogram Cabin Trunk

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The 1900s Louis Vuitton cabin trunk is an evocative artifact that weaves tales of grandeur, history, and an era of opulent travels. At first glance, it presents itself as more than just a storage unit, exuding an aura of time-honored elegance and luxury. The trunk's exterior is adorned with the iconic Louis Vuitton monogram, meticulously woven into the canvas, representing the unmistakable emblem of the brand's heritage. This classic design, which has come to symbolize both status and taste, is further enhanced by the presence of steel bounding, framing the trunk and accentuating its sturdy structure. Adding to its practical and aesthetic appeal are the steel latches and handles, which lend a sense of durability and robustness. These components, made to withstand the tests of time and rigorous journeys, are in harmonious contrast with the radiant brass central lock, which gleams with a touch of opulence, hinting at the trunk's pedigree. The trunk's interior is just as captivating as its exterior. Beyond its clean appearance lies a space that's not just pristine, but also complete, speaking volumes of the care it has been given over the past century. Yet, one of the most fascinating features of this trunk is its exterior's tapestry of original travel stickers. These faded emblems, scattered across its surface, bear silent testimony to the trunk's adventures. Each sticker represents a chapter, a story, a journey; they hint at glamorous voyages, grand hotels, and the golden age of travel. These labels serve as a visual diary, mapping out the trunk's journey through the decades, across continents, oceans, and through the hands of possibly illustrious travelers. A final touch, the twin painted red stripes, run along the trunk's exterior. While their original intent may be a mystery – be it for identification or purely aesthetic – they add a splash of color, breaking the monotony of the monogram canvas and capturing the beholder's attention. In essence, this Louis Vuitton cabin trunk from the 1900s isn't merely an object. It's a storyteller, a piece of history, a testament to the art of travel, and above all, an embodiment of the legacy of one of the world's most renowned luxury brands. Condition Report: Good condition
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    Height: 11.82 in (30 cm)Width: 20.87 in (53 cm)Length: 36.62 in (93 cm)
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU3488221158262
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