Edited by Patrick Mauriès
Louis Vuitton’s grandson was the personification of curiosity with his many hobbies, travels and creative endeavours. This is reflected by is the extensive collection of peculiar objects that he collected from around the world. In this tome, discover apothecary chests from all over Europe, tsubas (sword holders) from Japan, rare malletier hand-saws from France, as well as trunks from Oceania, Asia and Africa. Such items have influenced some of the less known items the French brand has produced, including toys and toilet sets in the late 1920s, as well as iconic features such as bag and trunk locks.