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Thu, Sep 15, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 139

Large Louis Vuitton Brass, Leather, Wood and Card Steamer Trunk

Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Containing five coat hangers and three trouser hangers on an extendable rack above a baize-lined removable case, opposite six drawers, VUITTON'. The brass studs marked: 'LOUIS VUITTON'; the leather handles stamped: 'L. VUITTON' and 'PARIS LOUIS VUITTON'; the hangers marked: 'MADE IN FRANCE BY LOUIS VUITTON PARIS-LONDON', the extendable metal rails marked: 'LOUIS VUITTON'  and the case with a leather label: 'ASNIÈRES S/SEINE Louis Vuitton PARIS_70 CHAMPS ÉLYS & Eacut ES NICE_..JARDIN PUBLIC LONDON_149 NEW BOND ST. MODÉLE DÉPOSÉ'; the leather drawer pulls stamped: 'L.VUITTON'. With the monogram: 'WAB'.

22 1/2 X 44 X 22 in.

Note: Custom made for William A. Burden, NY. 


The exterior leather crazed, scuffed, nicked, scratched and discolored from wear. The letters in the cartouche partially rubbed away. The leather handles cracked but usable. The wooden rails scuffed, stained and nicked. The exterior metal dented and discolored, the interior metal pitted and discolored. Minor staining to the drawer fronts. In generally good condition. Structurally sound. A handsome piece.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.