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Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
689
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk, France, 20th century, with LV monogram canvas, interior serial number inscribed "325656" with white Louis Vuitton label and a red label inscribed "JORDAN MARSH CO./BOSTON/SOLE AGENTS FOR NEW-ENGLAND," ht. 27 1/2, wd. 39 7/8, dp. 23 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Leather strapping dry and cracking with scattered areas of loss, loss at either end to strap that extends from underside to top/back, loss to one small band to the front center of case and one above central latch. Metal elements with minor dents, one corner mount lacking one pin. Wood strapping to with scattered nicks, cracks to two top straps. Interior vacant, with tear to fabric on lid, some ribbon pulled or torn, otherwise only age-typical staining. Pins to front plate replaced.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, United Kingdom, Fashion, Louis V, Louis Vuitton, LV, Trunk

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