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L’altruisme est amour by Line Vautrin – gilded bronze box – France


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Artist: Line Vautrin Manufacturer: Line Vautrin
Period: 1950-1959 You should know: Signed “LINE VAUTRIN” by stamping on the back | “L.V.” on side. Very good condition.
Height: 4 in. (10 cm)| Width: 2 1/4 in. (6 cm) | Depth: 2 in. (5 cm)
Weight: 304g

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About "L'altruisme est amour" gilded bronze box by Line Vautrin

A guilloche gilded bronze box "L'Altruisme est Amour".
A beautiful and rare gilded bronze box with a rebus "Altruisme is Love" (Lal-Truie-S-Me-Haie-Amour) imagined by the poetess of metal, Line Vautrin.
Manufactured around 1950, this box is in very good condition. It is signed “LINE VAUTRIN” by stamping on the back and stamped "L.V."on side.
Line Vautrin started working on her first creations, which were bracelets, at the age of 21.
Throughout her career, she mainly created mirrors in Talosel and bronze works.
She rent a stand at the Universal Exhibition of 1937. This event enabled her to gain popularity and so diversify her production: she started creating jewellery, bag clasps, belt buckles,...
Line Vautrin is today admitted a major player in post-war French decorative arts.