Categories


News

Trunk


img_6-1.jpg

Pick of the week: Rare Louis Vuitton travel trunk full of interest

21 December 2018

“Every specialist has an object that they dream of having in their sales,” says Matthew Rubinger, Christie’s head of handbags and accessories. “For me, it’s the aluminium Explorer trunk by Louis Vuitton. The market is full of silver-coloured metal trunks, but this piece is their inspiration.”

Mark Twain’s wooden trunk

Mark Twain’s much-travelled trunk on offer at Heritage Auctions

25 February 2017

This sturdy-looking ‘stagecoach trunk’ accompanied the great American writer Mark Twain on a great many of his travels. It will be offered for sale at Heritage Auctions in New York on March 8 where the starting bid is $25,000.

13-06-25-2097NE01A Louis Vuitton.jpg

Louis Vuitton trunks sell at £24,000

25 June 2013

The two-day House & Garden Sale at Mallams in Abingdon, Oxfordshire saw this near pair of early 20th century Louis Vuitton ‘malle armoire secretaires’ sell for £24,000.

2079LS02A-13-02-19.jpg

Louis Vuitton trunk sells for £30,000

19 February 2013

Vintage luggage made by Louis Vuitton was a fitting addition to this year’s aptly named ‘Travel in Style’ ski sale at Christie’s South Kensington.

2057IE02E-12-09-03.jpg

Vuitton trunk brings $30,000

03 September 2012

The attics of Camden, Maine, a famous summer colony for the ‘haves and have yachts’ of the Gilded Age, are just the place one might expect to find period Louis Vuitton luggage.

1669AR03E.jpg

Russian connection is key to tea caddy topping sale at £7000

15 December 2004

BK Art & Antiques, Gloucester, November 11Buyer’s premium: 15 per cent