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A Gilt Bronze Reliquary Pendant by Line Vautrin

$ 4,500
  • Description
    A piece of wonderful jewelry by Line Vautrin designed in 1941 on the subject of St Foi, a child martyr on the early fourth century and the patron saint of prinsoers, in a rare form of a reliquary pendant with a lock pin attached to a chain. The pendant features the effigy of St Foi on one side and bars of prison on the other side. It opens to a small chamber that holds a picture or a relics of some memory. It is monogrammed 'LV" as shown. It measures 2"hx1,5"wx0.5"d.
    See reference for the same model: Line Vautrin: Sculptor, Jeweler, Magician by Line Vautrin and Patrick Mauries; Thames and Hudson. Page 36.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Monogrammed and also documented
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1900-1949
    Materials: gilt bronze
    Condition: Good. Original vintage condition with patina and minor rubbing on surface due to its age and normal handling.
    Creation Date: 1941
    Metals: Other
    Gender: Ladies'
    Styles / Movements: Mid-Century, Artist Jewelry, Fashion/Costume
    Incollect Reference #: 278799
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