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

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

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

Monaco, polychrome decorated bronze, depicting a woman with her arms outstretched, wearing a black gown and wrap around her shoulders, inscribed to stepped round plinth "C. 1990" and "CHALK & VERMILLION AND SEVENARTS 254/375," bearing artist's signature, ht. 20 1/4 in.

N.B. Accompanied by a copy of the certificate of authenticity provided to the consignor by Wentworth Gallery, dated August 28, 1995.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Very slight and scattered abrasions to enameling.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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