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


French Bronze À La Gloire des Phoques Brooch Line Vautrin

$ 3,600
  • Description
    A bespoken bronze brooch by French Parisian art jeweler Line Vautrin (1913-1997) circa 1946 named "À La Gloire des Phoques" (The glory of the seals). This bronze brooch features a seal with relief statement on its body: A la gloire des phoques ce bijou est dedie. Tu nous vetis otaries, lions de mer, loutres lointaines, noires et dorees. Et nous femmes en cette annee 1946 t'en rendons grace par cette sorte de vivant ex voto". The brooch has an attractive gold gilded surface and was stamped verso "Line Vautrin".
    Reference: A. Bokelberg, Line Vautrin, Hamberg, 2003, p. 125
    Height: 2.825 " (7.18 cm)
    Width: 2.125" (5.4 cm)
    Depth: 0.3" (7.62 mm)
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1949
    Materials: gilt bronze
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor surface wear such as gilt rubbing on the reverse side of the seal head as shown. The pin has slight bend as expected.
    Creation Date: 1940s
    Metals: Other
    Gender: Men's , Ladies'
    Styles / Movements: Mid-Century, Artist Jewelry
    Incollect Reference #: 710252
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