Photo Courtesy of Pullman GalleryA rare and highly sought-after piece of vintage Louis Vuitton luggage, the renowned "Malle Chaussures" shoe trunk from the 1920s, is being offered for sale by London's Pullman Gallery for $68,500 in the wake of a recently published landmark work on Vuitton trunks.
Each of the padded drawers features a leather pull tab and nameplate. At the time Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar declared the "Malle Chaussures" to be the ultimate symbol of Parisian chic and a requisite travel accessory of every truly stylish woman.
Meanwhile Abrams has just published an impressive book on Vuitton's work, showcasing exclusive items such as this. Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks by Pierre Leonforte and Eric Pujalet-Plaa features over 600 images of these incredible creations. The trunk on offer from Pullman's easily rivals the examples to be found in Vuitton's own collection.
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