«Arbre de vie» necklace, circa 1937
6 x 6,5 x 27 cm
Square gilt-bronze plaque of oriental inspiration, representing Adam and Eve around the Tree of Life.
In very good original condition, this necklace has been restored by Texier, Line Vautrin’s gilder at the time.
Provenance: French private collection
– ‘Line Vautrin, Bijoux et Objets’, Line Vautrin et Patrick Mauriès, éd. Thames & Hudson, Paris, 1992, p.29.
– ‘Plaisir de France’, avril 1937.
4 800,00€incl. VAT
Unclassifiable artist, Line Vautrin (1913-1997) was named “The poetess of metal” by Vogue magazine in 1948.
This French artist expressed her desire for freedom through her works and stood out thanks to her original style which broke with the artistic conventions of the post-war period.
A look back at this major artist of the 20th French decorative arts with a selection of boxes, powder boxes, bronze or talosel jewellery…