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$ 3,500

French Gilt Bronze Brooch by Line Vautrin

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes signed and referenced
Origin France
Period 1950-1999
Materials gilt bronze
Condition Good. patina and little accretion in the crevices
Creation Date 1950s
Description A brooch in gilded bronze by French art jeweler Line Vautrin circa 1950-60s. The unusual model depicts the mathematical sign of infinity, on which appears in relief inscription of the extract of L'Enfer by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). "A L'autre rive je viens vous mener, sur une nef un vieillard blanc en son antique poil et criait gare a vous ames noires, n'esperez point de jamais voir le ciel."
Monogrammed on the back LV. it measures 2.5"w x 1.5"h x 0.2"d.
For a brooch of the same design, see lot 25 Sotheby's Line Vautrin Collection D'un Amateur, Paris, 14th December, 2004.
Metals Other
Gender Men's , Ladies'
Styles / Movements Artist Jewelry, Mid-Century, Signed Pieces
Incollect Reference Number 342344
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