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Silvered Bronze Box "La Main Aux Poissons"



On the cover of "La main aux poisons" (Hand with fish) is represented a hand which is in the waves and around which fish play, the theme of the sea, recurrent in the work of Line Vautrin is here illustrated in a very elegant way on this rare silvered bronze box in very good condition, manufactured in the 1950s with its usual patina. The box opens from the front, it is signed with "Line Vautrin" stamping Line Vautrin is a major player in Postwar French decorative arts. Throughout her career, Line Vautrin imagined sumptuous witch mirrors in Talosel encrusted with colored mirrors, but also a work in bronze which is immense, daughter of a bronzier, she created her first objects around the age of 21. She will rent a Stand at the Universal Exhibition of 1937, this exhibition will allow Line Vautrin to make herself known and to diversify its production, it offers jewelry, lady's bag clasps, belt buckles ... The creation of objects for the home such as cigarette boxes, cocktail table boxes, pill boxes, ashtrays began in the 1940s.


  • Creator
    Line Vautrin (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.19 in. (3 cm)Width: 4.06 in. (10.3 cm)Depth: 3.15 in. (8 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1945-1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Brussels, BE
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ZD621stDibs: LU2994321351162

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    Ships From: Leuze-en-Hainaut, Belgium
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