Louis Vuitton Tall Cabin Trunk, circa 1915
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Louis Vuitton Tall Cabin Trunk, circa 1915

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A wonderful brass bound Louis Vuitton LV monogram cabin trunk with initials A.B. that is taller than usual and would be the perfect coffee table. The trunk is in excellent condition and comes complete with its original interior and polished brass fittings. The newly made leather handles are to the original pattern, circa 1915. Louis Vuitton was founded by its namesake in 1854, with the first shop on Rue Neuve des Capucines in Paris, France. Monsieur Vuitton had observed that a competitor's trunk could be easily stacked and in 1858, Vuitton introduced his flat-topped trunks with trianon canvas covering, making them lightweight and airtight. Before this time, rounded-top trunks were generally used, to help water run off, and thus could not be stacked. Vuitton promoted his flat trunks ability to stack with ease for overseas voyages and thus created a successful luxury travel goods business. Dimensions: 110 cm/43¼ inches (length) x 57 cm/22½ inches (width) x 40 cm/15¾ inches (height). Bentleys are Members of LAPADA, the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association. All prices are net of VAT for export outside the EU.  

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  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1915
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Dimensions
    H 15.75 in. x W 43.25 in. x D 22.5 in.H 40.01 cm x W 109.86 cm x D 57.15 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
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