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Sarasota Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 5 years ago

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by: The Observer Staff

Of all the ostentatious items that make their rounds at antique shows, this Louis Vuitton toilet seat takes the cake — and disposes of it, too. The wooden seat, recovered with original LV leather, was a standout Jan. 28, at the Bertha Palmer Centennial Antiques Show preview party.

Centered in a room of everything Louis — suitcases, hatboxes, doll-sized chairs and footstools — the tricked-out throne was pretty hard to miss.

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