‘Rayée’ haute courier by Louis Vuitton, 1860
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A very early ‘haute’ (high) courier trunk in striped Rayée canvas, with all leather trim and brass handles, flat locks and studs, the interior, canvas lined with three lift out trays, and tricolore striped ribbon detail to the interior of the lid, the inside of the trunk with applied image of a similar striped trunk and bearing trunk number 17585. With the owner’s name KENT applied to each end beneath the brass handles. French circa 1860.
Dimensions: 43 x 24 x 28 inches (110 x 60 x 70 cms).
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