Rare all zinc trunk by Louis Vuitton, c. 1890
Price Code: SOLD
An extremely rare and highly sought-after all-zinc covered small ‘Malle Cabine’, with all brass trim, LV brass studs, and brass side handles and locks, with two wooden slats to the top, and a single slat to the front. French c. 1890s.
Length: 32 inches (81.5cms)
Height: 13.5 inches (34 cms)
Width: 18.5 inches (47cms)
These very early and rare all-metal bound pieces provided a hemetic seal for the trunks contents, assuring the owner that thetr belongings stayed clean and dry on journeys to inhospitable climates.
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