A rare and large 'Malle Commode' cabin trunk by Au Depart of Paris, circa 1910

Summary

  • Type 
    Travel Goods & Luggage
  • Lot number 
    54
  • Location

Description

A rare and large 'Malle Commode' cabin trunk by Au Depart of Paris, circa 1910, wooden canvas-covered case repainted brown, with brass sprung handles, locks, catches and edge plates, with wooden battens and brown leather edging and corners, maker's plaque to each end, the lid with quilted lining and maker's plaque, with removable fall-front opening to reveal upper lift-out canvas tray, and five canvas drawers with leather handles, each with canvas straps to interior, with old repair and remains of original maker's label to inside of door, the case measuring 91 x 58 x 65cm.