Louis VUITTON Champs Elysées

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7500 - 8500 EUR
Louis VUITTON Champs Elysées
N°737632, lock n°046989 - circa 1921
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Marthe Chenal" black morocco toiletry set, gilt brass locks, handle, compartmentalized coordinated interior including a set of ivory brushes "Elephantidae spp." and engraved crystal and silver 925 thousandths flask. (Missing manicure). Dimensions: 50 x 14 x 28cm. declaration n°FR2007507490-D
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Bibliography: It was at the 1925 International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts that Louis Vuitton presented on its stand "...the travel dressing table sheathed in crocodile, lined with lizard and trimmed with bottles and brushes [...], created for the famous singer Marthe Chenal." "...Louis Vuitton officially dedicated to her in 1925 this toiletry kit created for her in 1916."
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"A rigid case with a front flap, considered a travel dressing table, her Marthe Chenal carries a plethoric trim composed of over 60 pieces and accessories in ivory, crystal and silver...".
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"Louis Vuitton -100 Trunks of Legend" published by Éditions de la Martinière pages 189-193-281-283-284.
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