Line Vautrin (1913-1987) Silver-plated bronze "Mad or Wise Virgin" powder case with a quadrangular body bearing an inscription in relief and opening onto a mirrored interior revealing a small word by Line Vautrin. Signed under the base. Size : 6 x 8.5 cm. History: During their relationship Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud had reflections on the Madonna which were flattened by Rimbaud after their break-up. We thank Mrs Marcilhac for the expertise of this lot.