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French Silvered Bronze Paperweight Line Vautrin

$ 8,800
  • Description
    A silvered cast bronze rectangular paperweight by Parisian art jeweler Line Vautrin (1913-1997) circa 1940s. A lovely piece of desktop object d'art in a relatively uncommon form and theme. A play of word "Chat Cafe AC Plaisirs" i.e. "Chaque Age a ses Plaisirs" (Every age has its pleasure).
    Solid bronze with heavy weight. Signed LINE VAUTRIN on the reverse.
    For a similar work:
    See p. 46 of "Line Vautrin Sculptir, Jeweller, Magician"" by Line Vautrin and Patrick Mauries Thames & Hudson, London, 1992.
    p. 103, no. 47 of "Line Vautrin: Poesie in Metall, exhibition catalogue, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 16 April-29 June 2003" by A. Bokelberg.
    Secret de bijoux, Line Vautrin, exhibition catalogue, Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, 10 March-30 May 1999 p. 55, n. 156 cited.
    C. and C. Boutonnet, R. Ortiz, Line Vautrin, exhibition catalogue, L'Arc en Seine, Paris, 6 December 2002-31 January 2003, p. 22.
    For a drawing of the model:
    L. Vautrin et P. Mauriès, Rébus, Le promeneur, Paris, 1994, n. p., n. 28.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: silvered bronze
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Age-appropriate surface patina and wear, more evident on the base.
    Creation Date: 1940s
    Styles / Movements: Arts & Crafts, Modern, Collectible Design
    Patterns: Animal/Insects, Geometric, Handmade
    Incollect Reference #: 536601
  • Dimensions
    W. 3.25 in; H. 0.35 in; D. 2.8 in;
    W. 8.26 cm; H. 0.89 cm; D. 7.11 cm;
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