A TRIO OF LIMITED EDITION SNOW GLOBES
LOUIS VUITTON, 2011, 2012 AND 2013
Comprising a Stokowski globe, a Bell Boy globe and an Aero globe, all with metal base and glass dome; the Stokowski globe with desk trunk and paper music manuscripts, with box; the Bell Boy globe with movable parrot; and the Aero globe with hot air balloon embellished with movable birds and clouds, with box
All 13 h x 8 d cm. (5 h x 3 d in.)
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