07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 09:00 AMCalender
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Louis Vuitton Wood-strapped Cloth-bound Steamer Trunk

$7,110$6,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Louis Vuitton Wood-strapped Cloth-bound Steamer Trunk, serial number 139410, of typical form with hotel and travel labels, interior with tiered compartments and label "l. Rue Scribe, Paris, Louis Vuitton, 149. New Bond St. LONDON," on four low casters, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

With age typical wear and usage. Several scattered small tears and fraying to the cloth particularly around the back hinge and base. Cloth across the top surface with imbedded surface grime. Surface abrasions (scuffing) and rust to metal hardware. Scuffs to wood straps. One corner metal-bound corner slightly dented. Loss to one leather strap (uppermost strap on front surface). With original interior fittings and hardware throughout. Interior with age-related wear, in overall good condition with no major stains or tears, one corner of interior lid with lifting to fabric.

Keywords

Louis Vuitton, travel labels, Paris, LONDON