Important «The prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi» box, circa 1946
H 2,5 x 14 x 16 cm
Gilt-bronze box with an excerpt of Saint-Francis d’Assisi prayer.
Interior in original cork.
Stamped «Line Vautrin» underneath.
Provenance : CPrivate collection, Paris.
-‘Line Vautrin, Poesie in Metall’, Anne Bokelberg, ed. Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, 2003,p. 75, n°5.
28 000,00€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…