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Vertèbres (ou “L’arête médiane accroche la lumière”) by Line Vautrin – gilded bronze necklace – France


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Artist: Line Vautrin Manufacturer: Line Vautrin
Period: 1940-1949 You should know:  Signed by stamping “LINE VAUTRIN” | “L.V.” 
Very good original condition
Width: 0.12 in. (0.30 cm)| Int. dia.: 4.33 in (11 cm)
Weight: 155g

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About Vertèbres (ou “L’arête médiane accroche la lumière”) by Line Vautrin

Semi-rigid necklace made up of articulated links in gilded bronze in the shape of a spine. Two times eleven inverted "vertebrae".
The necklace is finished with two hearts on which the fastening clips are attached at the back of the neck.
An emblematic piece of the Poetess of Metal.
Manufactured around 1945 - 1950, this piece of jewellery is in very good original condition and has a use patina.
The back of a heart-shaped element bears the signature "LINE VAUTRIN" by stamping as well as the initials "L.V.".
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.