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Berthe Aux Grandes Pieds, Gilded Bronze Necklace, Line Vautrin 'France'

$5,472.54

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This gilded bronze necklace is made up of 15 links and a clasp. Each link represents Line Vautrin's vision of Berthe aux grands pieds (Berthe with big feet). To the left of her face, a monogram of Charlemagne is represented. Berthe aux grands pieds is a French epic poem composed at the beginning of the 13th century, whose authorship is uncertain, legendary recounting the life of Berthe de Laon, Charlemagne's mother. Manufactured around 1950, this necklace is in very good original condition and has a use patina. Listed in numerous works about the artist's work, the necklace appears to be unsigned. 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.

Details

  • Creator
    Line Vautrin (Designer, Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.99 in. (2.5 cm)Width: 16.74 in. (42.5 cm)Depth: 0.2 in. (5 mm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Brussels, BE
  • Reference Number
    Seller: COD12_461stDibs: LU2994324021392

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    Ships From: Leuze-en-Hainaut, Belgium
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