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Le Saint Esprit by Line Vautrin – gilded bronze necklace – France


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Artist: Line Vautrin Manufacturer: Line Vautrin
Period: 1950-1959 You should know:  Signed by stamping “L.V.
Very good original condition
Width: 10.04 in. (25.5 cm)| Int. dia.: 4.33 in (11 cm)
Weight: 63g

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About Le Saint Esprit by Line Vautrin

Necklace made up of 24 heart-shaped links that join together to hold an ornament on which is hung the cross of the Order of the Holy Spirit.
The Order of the Holy Spirit is a French order of chivalry founded on 31st December 1578 by Henry III. It was the most prestigious order of chivalry in the French monarchy during the two and a half centuries of its existence.

Manufactured around 1950, this piece of jewellery is in very good original condition and has a use patina.
The back of the central ornament bears the signature "L.V." by stamping.

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.