Trunk Stokowski Louis Vuitton 1929 story of a mythical trunk

A man like no other

Leopold Stokowski vuitton

From a Polish cabinetmaker and an Irish mother,

Leopold Stokowski by his real name Antoni Stanisław Bolesławowicz is a British conductor.

 

Born April 18, 1882 in London

 

He divorced three times:

  • 1911 with Lucie Hickenlooper pianist-concertist under the name of Olga Samaroff
  • 1926 with Evangeline Love Brewster Johnson, heir to powerful Johnson & Johnson
  • 1945 with another heiress Gloria Vanderbilt.

 

His career as a conductor lasted from 1908 to 1972.

 

Naturalised American in 1915, Stokowski traveling enormously.

 

He is one of the most famous conductors in the world. He will work in Hollywood for Walt Disney.

 

He died on September 13, 1977 at Nether Wallop in Hampshire (United Kingdom).

 

 

Very special order

Leopold Stokowski vuitton trunk order special

On July 29, 1929, Leopold Stokowski asked Georges Vuitton to manufacture a trunk for his travels, recorded under the name of secretary-office Loziné.

 

A trunk completely new, exclusively imagined for him and to answer his habits of work in voyage.Elle is composed:

 

Outdoors :

 

  • The set wrapped in coated canvas mark 4.
  • banks in lozine
  • Hardware and lock in solid brass
  • Handle in metal and brass.
authentique Leopold Stokowski vuitton

Inside:

 

  • A box for typewriter
  • Adjustable shelves for books
  • A secret drawer
  • A drawer for sheet music and music paper
  • A hanging file drawer
  • On the door, a retractable desk.

The interior is lined in orange vuittonite, gray swallow leather desk top.

 

 

Dimension: 42 cm x 95 cm x 46 cm

 

 

This piece was unique for a long time,

 

 

today it appears in the catalog of Louis Vuitton workshops under the name:

Secretary trunk Stokowski

 

 

with some modifications like:

  • The elephant leather exterior handles,
  • An additional partition drawer
  • The shape of the sheet handles
  • The height of the desk and its opening system.
  • The finish of the desk in solid beech
  • addition of a door locking system

 

 

Some examples of trunk secretary Stokowski Louis Vuitton

trunk vuitton secretary

 

 

Stokowski secretary trunk Louis Vuitton - LV

 

Year: 1993

 

Exterior: LV pvc fabric

 

Border: lozine

 

Interior: beige vuittonite pvc

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm

trunk vuitton secretary stokowski

 

 

Secretary trunk Stokowski Louis Vuitton - Damier

 

Year: 2005

 

Exterior: Damier Ebene pvc

 

Border: lozine

 

Interior: beige vuittonite pvc

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm

trunk vuitton secretary stokowski alligator

 

 

Secretary trunk Stokowski Louis Vuitton - Alligator

 

 

Year: 2011

 

Exterior: matte black alligator

 

Border: matte black alligator

 

Inside: gray microfibre suede fabric

 

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm

trunk vuitton secretary stokowski epi leather

 

 

 

Stokowski trunk trunk Louis Vuitton - Epi

 

 

Year: 2015

 

Exterior: Mimosa leather

 

Border: Cowhide

 

Interior: Suede microfiber brown fabric

 

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm

trunk vuitton secretary stokowski

 

 

 

Stokowski secretary trunk Louis Vuitton - LV

 

 

Year: Around 1935

 

Exterior: Canvas stencils LV Mark 4

 

Border: lozine

 

Interior: orange vuittonite

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm

trunk vuitton secretary stokowski 1954

 

 

Stokowski secretary trunk Louis Vuitton - LV

 

 

Year: 1954

 

Exterior: Canvas Stencils LV Mark 6

 

Border: lozine

 

Interior: beige vuittonite

 

Dimensions: 42 cm x 46 cm x 95 cm