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Jewellery ‘Malle Fleurs’ by L. Vuitton, 1920

An exceptionally rare ‘Malle Fleurs’ (Flower Trunk), a miniature version of the classic courier trunk, covered in L. V. Monogramme fabric with leather handles and brass trim, the lock plate signed ‘LOUIS VUITTON’, the interior fully lined with chocolate brown silk velvet, completely refitted at the time as a jewel case with lift-out tray and velvet cushions. French circa 1920s.

Length overall: 11 inches (28 cms).

Additional Notes:
The ‘Malle Fleurs’ trunk was usually offered as a gift to woves or companions of Vuitton clients. Some contained a zinc liner and plants, and could be returned to Vuitton to be fitted as cigaretts boxes or jewellery boxes. They are contructed of papier maché and are therefore largely un-restorable if damaged – the survival rate of examples in good condition is consequently very low, explaining their rarity and high value today.

Price Code: Code SOLD

Reference: 4671

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