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Line Vautrin Mirrors


Made largely in the 1940s and 1950s and mainly in bronze at a time when it was used only industrially and jewelry in bronze was simply not done, démodé or bad taste, Line Vautrin eventually made the metal fashionable. Her inventiveness and experimentations delighted post-war Parisiennes desperate for fantasy and ornament. The tireless Vautrin and her frenzied imagination certainly delivered.