04-07-2017 04-07-2017
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3000B Boston
April 7, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Romain De Tirtoff (Erté) (Russian, 1892-1990) Love Goddess

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 07, 2017 10:00AM


Romain De Tirtoff (Erté) (Russian, 1892-1990)

Love Goddess, polychrome decorated bronze depicting a woman holding a bird, standing on a domed base, inscribed "COPYRIGHT 1988" and "CHALK & VERMILLION AND SEVENARTS 373/375," with artist's signature, ht. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered loss to pigment particularly to base of dress (see images), no apparent over-painting or restorations. Light surface wear.

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Romain De Tirtoff