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Les petits poissons deviendront grands 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: 5.67 in. (14,4 cm)| Depth: 7.87 in. (20 cm)| Int. dia.: 4.72 in (12 cm)
Weight: 86g

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About Les petits poissons deviendront grands by Line Vautrin

Gilded bronze necklace made up of two semi-rigid parts surrounding the neck.
The front part is made up of two large fish holding each other by the tail, in the centre of the necklace.
Each fish holds in its mouth a succession of six small fish evolving into a shoal and constituting the rear part of the jewel.
Manufactured around 1950, this piece of jewellery is in very good original condition and has a use patina.
The back of each large fish 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.