1910 Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk

1910 Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk


An early 20th century brass, leather & wood lath finished designer travel trunk. A pristine & romantic symbol of worldly adventure & European glamor.

Complete with interior tray and marked with serial number 153937 these top of the line features make it one of the rarest and most regal luggage of the time. Today, the value and prestige of owning such a locker make them more suitable as coffee tables or foot of the bed decor. 

During the world's greatest era of Imperialistic expansion, Louis Vuitton found himself seeking employment in the heart of Paris. It was the transportation age. Railroads and steamships forever changed the way in which thought about traveling. As a royal layetier (a person who packed suitcases for other people's journeys)Vuitton learned to appreciate good looks, fine fabrics, and artistic detail. Luxury and a personal pragmatic sensibility, Louis Vuitton established his flagship store on the fashionable Champs-Elysées in Paris and became the world's most respected, sought after, and largest luggage store in the world. 

France Circa 1910

39.5" L x 21.25" W x 13.25" H

Excellent Vintage Condition


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