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Miniature Louis Vuitton

A collection of delicious diminutives, created by master malletier Louis Vuitton. All made as VIP gifts and not for retail, these pieces are exacting in their detail and limitless in their charm.

(Illustrated from left):

Louis Vuitton: a very stylish and unusual ‘snow globe’ by Louis Vuitton, of recent manufacture, the interior of the ‘globe’ featuring an open ‘Malle Armoire’ (wardrobe trunk) displaying its drawers and interior fittings, the ‘snow’ being the Louis Vuitton device taken from the famous Monogramme fabric, (Fleur de Lys etc), bearing the original italic script of Louis Vuitton to the base, in its original fitted gift box. Height: 5 inches (12 cms).

REFERENCE: 5735
Price Code: ££

Louis Vuitton, Paris: a very unusual and humorous desk ‘dome’ paperweight featuring a miniature ‘bellboy’ carrying a parrot and LV Monogramme-pattern ‘Steamer’ bag. This was a VIP gift, made for special clients of Vuitton, and not made for retail, much like the iconic ‘Malle Fleurs’ of the 1920s. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box. Of recent manufacture. Height: 5 inches (12 cms).

REFERENCE: 5596
Price Code: SOLD

Louis Vuitton, Paris – ‘Malle Aero’: a very unusual and humorous desk ‘dome’ paperweight featuring a scene of a hot air balloon and suspended beneath a pilot sitting in a LV Monogramme-patterned basket in the form of a trunk, with various clouds and birds suspended around, which move when the dome is picked up. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box and booklet. Of recent manufacture. Height: 5 inches (12 cms).

REFERENCE: 5734
Price Code: ££

Louis Vuitton, Paris: a very stylish trinket box modelled as a miniature ‘Malle Rayee’ (stripe) trunk. This paperweight/box bears all the fine details of the life-size trunks; from the wooden slats, brass handles and locks, latches, nails and buckles, this one featuring the Tricolore ribbon detailing on the inside of the lid, ID Stripes on the outside in black and white, and bearing owners initials A.P in red to each end. To the inside there are two lift out trays with miniature webbing handles, and period Vuitton ‘label’ on the inside. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box and miniature information booklet. Of recent manufacture, size: 4½ x 2½ x 3 inches (11 x 6½ x 8 cms).

REFERENCE: 5750
Price Code: ££

Louis Vuitton, Paris: a very stylish trinket box modelled as a miniature ladies ‘Malle Chapeau’ (hat box) circa 1895, in the early and iconic ‘Damier’ pattern. This paperweight/box bears all the fine details of the life-size trunks; from the wooden slats, brass handles and locks, latches, nails and buckles, this one featuring the Tricolore ribbon detailing on the inside of the lid, and a lift-out top tray, and period Vuitton ‘label’ on the inside. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box and miniature information booklet. Of recent manufacture, size: 4 x 2½ x 3 inches (10 x 6½ x 8 cms).

REFERENCE: 5733
Price Code: ££

Louis Vuitton, Paris: a very stylish lithographed metal paperweight modelled as a Monogramme courier trunk, modelled after the ‘Miss France’ trunk. This paperweight bears all the fine details of the life-size ‘Miss France’ trunk; from the straps and handles, latches, nails and buckles, and ‘Miss France’ ID marks to each end, and travel label to the top. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box with tag and strap. Of recent manufacture, length: 6 x 3 inches (15 x 8 cms).

REFERENCE: 5731
Price Code: £

Louis Vuitton, Paris: a very stylish metal paperweight and/or trinket box modelled as a hermetic Zinc courier trunk, circa 1899. This paperweight with wooden slats, brass handles and locks, latches, nails and buckles, with ‘luggage label’ for the Hotel Lafayette- Brevoort applied to the front, the fully working lid hinges open reveal the Vuitton ‘label’ on the inside. Comes complete with its original Vuitton gift box and miniature information booklet. Of recent manufacture. Size: 4¼ x 2¼ x 2¾ inches (11 x 6 x 7 cms).

REFERENCE: 5732
Price Code: ££

Reference: 5735,5596,5734,5750,5733,5731,5732

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