‘Malle Bibliotheque’, by Louis Vuitton, 1920
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Louis Vuitton: an incredibly rare trunk known as a ‘Malle Bibliotheque’ (file or book trunk), designed to accommodate books and files when travelling, each side, when open, having adjustable dividers to split up the shelves for ease of storage, in the LV Monogramme pattern, with all brass fittings, leather trim and featuring in red the owner’s name ‘M.FERRY’. French, circa 1920.
Length: 22 inches (56 cm)
Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Depth: 15 inches (38 cm).
The third image shows the model with the larger version of the same design, Ref 5849.
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