An early 20thc large black and tan leather cowhide Gladstone bag.
The exterior is of black leather cowhide and the interior is of tan leather. It has two brass clasps and a lock to the top.
This piece is stamped underneath 'Eatonia 5', 'Genuine cowhide', 'Manufactured by T Eaton & Co, Toronto & Winnipeg'.
The company T Eaton & Co was opened in Toronto, Canada in 1869 by Timothy Eaton. Aswell as having stores they also set up a mail order business. In the early 20thc their shop in Winnipeg, Canada was considered the most successful department store in the world.
This bag is of superb quality.