Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Les Sept Péchés Capitaux Paperweight by Line Vautrin

$ 5,600
  • Description
    A solid cast bronze paperweight entitled "Les Sept Péchés Capitaux" (The Seven Deadly Sins) by French Parisin art jeweler Line Vautrin (1913-1997 ) circa 1945-46. The lovely piece features cast relief of seven caricatured faces with humorous expression that represents the seven sins: la paresse (sloth), a luxure (lust), la la colère (anger) on one side and la gourmandise (gluttony), l'avarice (greed), l'envie (envy) and l'orgueil (pride) on the other.
    The side of the piece has two circumventing lines and marked with Line Vautin and LV on opposite side.
    Anne Bokelberg, Line Vautrin: Poesie in Metall, exh. cat., Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 2003, p. 97
    Christian Boutonnet, Catherine Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, Line Vautrin, exh. cat., Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, 2003, p. 10
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: bronze cast
    Condition: Good. Fine condition with light age-appropriate wear and patina. Surface mark as artistic intension.
    Creation Date: 1945-46
    Styles / Movements: Arts & Crafts, Modern, Bespoke
    Patterns: Handmade, Modern, Textured
    Incollect Reference #: 616103
  • Dimensions
    W. 2.125 in; H. 0.375 in; D. 2.125 in;
    W. 5.4 cm; H. 0.95 cm; D. 5.4 cm;
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