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


French Gilt Bronze Brooch by Line Vautrin

$ 3,500
  • 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.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: signed and referenced
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1999
    Materials: gilt bronze
    Condition: Good. patina and little accretion in the crevices
    Creation Date: 1950s
    Metals: Other
    Gender: Men's , Ladies'
    Styles / Movements: Mid-Century, Artist Jewelry, Signed Pieces
    Incollect Reference #: 342344
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