ANTIQUE 19thC LOUIS VUITTON TISSE MONOGRAM HAUTE COURIER / STEAMER TRUNK c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC LOUIS VUITTON TISSE MONOGRAM HAUTE COURIER / STEAMER TRUNK c.1890

12,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3697

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century genuine and superb Louis Vuitton "haute courier" / steamer trunk, very large size, rare and sought after Tisse' monogram canvas, leather and brass bound, reinforced with wooden laths, with wheels to the base and brass handles to either end, interior lined with cream canvas and fitted with two original storage compartments, brass hardware signed and numbered lock.

The sides have some traces of numbers and old stikers, the trnck is further painted with black and white stripes.

Brand tag on the internal side of the cover reading "Louis Vuitton I. RUE SCRIBE PARIS, 149 NEW BOND ST LONDON", serial number "300005", the piece dates to year 1890's. The cover also bearing the retailer's tag for "JOHN WANAMAKER, Sole Agent for Louis Vuitton trunks in the United States of America", a very important American merchant, civil, political and religious figure, considered the "pioneer in marketing" and advertising.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - Just general wear and minor damages as expected (see photos). 

SIZE

Length: 92cm

Height: 58cm

Depth: 54cm