«De la Poudre et des Bals» box, circa 1960

Line Vautrin (1913-1997)

Additional information

Dimensions : 

H 3 x 18 x 5 cm

Poids : 

0,250 kg

Rectangular gilt-bronze box.
Stamped «Line Vautrin» underneath.
In very good original condition, this box has been restored by Texier, Line Vautrin’s gilder at the time.

Provenance: Private collection, France.

Additional information

Dimensions : 

H 3 x 18 x 5 cm

Poids : 

0,250 kg

12 000,00incl. VAT

In stock

Description

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…