16 Press Releases

Tag: Erte

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    Early and Rare Commemorative Porcelain From Lladró, Royal Doulton Flambé Items Lead Lion and Unicorn’s Two-Day Sale

    Fox Hunt, an elaborate Lladró porcelain figurine created by ceramist Salvador Furio, is coming to day one of Lion and Unicorn’s upcoming auction. It was issued between 1986 and 2014, and this piece is numbered 661 out of 1,000. The porcelain piece shows a group of unarmed women and men following…

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    Coca-Cola Vending Machine, W.H. Ell & Co. Sovereigns Machine, and Lalique Works at Lion and Unicorn

    An early English gold coin exchanger dating back to 1905 England by W.H. Ell & Co. is one of the leading lots in Lion and Unicorn’s Decorative Home Interiors Auction. This early English gold coin exchanger provided change for sovereigns and half sovereign coins. A sovereign or half sovereign coin…

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    Erte Art, The History and Influence of Erte

    Erte Art to Lion and Unicorn Auction House The creative imagination of Erté, attributed as being The Father of Art Deco, comes alive in the halls of Lion and Unicorn who acquired over 350 of his original works including jewelry, posters, prints, art deco posters, silkscreens, plates, Erte bronze sculpture, figurines…

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    Neue Auctions Presents Tale of Two Artists: Erté and Louis Icart

    Roman Petrovich Tyrtov was the son of a distinguished Russian admiral and was expected to follow in his father's footsteps. In 1910, though, he moved to Paris to become an artist. He changed his name to Erté to avoid bringing shame to his family. Now, Neue Auctions will offer numerous…

    Erte Bronze Zeus and Hera
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    Bronze sculptures and works on paper by Erté and Louis Icart will be sold online by Neue Auctions on Saturday, Oct. 24

    All are from a private local collection. Also offered will be a smattering of additional lovely Art Deco pieces by other artists, 92 lots in all, at 11 am EDT. Pair of cold patinated and parcel gilt bronzes by Erté titled Zeus and Hera (1989), both signed by Erté and…

    Bronze sculptures and works on paper by Erté and Louis Icart will be sold online by Neue Auctions on Saturday, Oct. 24
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    Heritage’s Erté Art & Design Auction Spotlights 80 Years of Artwork

    Renowned Russian-born French designer made mark with graphic art, sculpture The Alphabet Suite with original box 26 plates 1976 DALLAS, Texas (October 1, 2020) – A suite of 26 serigraphs on paper depicting each letter in the English language by Russian-born French artist Erté is among the top draws in Heritage…

    Erté Art & Design Auction
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    Engagement rings were originally worn by Roman wives to signify their husbands’ ownership. The trend of presenting a prospective bride with a diamond ring as a symbol of love evolved much later. In 1477, the Archduke Maximillian of Austria commissioned one for his bride, the first recorded use of diamonds…

    Carlos Munoz & Albert Ickenroth Sculpture
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    Summer Estate Antiquities Auction

    Gold was first discovered in South Africa in 1886. Three years later, the country was a world leader in gold exports and Paul Kruger, the South African president, established its national mint. South Africa’s gold Krugerrand would be released in 1967 as a means to promote private gold ownership after…

    Palatial 24-Light Crystal Chandelier
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    Abington Auction’s Late Spring Sale

    Abington Gallery Inc.’s upcoming sale features fine art from artists such as Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall, watches from Vacheron & Constantin, and a set of cognac bottles designed by Erté, along with jewelry, decorative arts, and furniture. Showcased in the auction is a yellow diamond ring. This three-stone ring…

    Andy Warhol Blackglama Screenprint in Colors
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    Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles

    Several pieces of diamond jewelry stand out in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles auction, offered by Kodner Galleries. One of these, a platinum necklace, was made with over 100 emerald-cut diamonds. The necklace has a total weight of 60.50 carats and measures approximately 18 inches long. In addition…

    Important Diamond and Platinum Necklace
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    Ringling College Benefit Auction Day 2

    Known as a key leader of the Art Deco movement, Romain de Tirtoff began designing clothes for his mother at the age of five. His breakthrough came after a brief collaboration with famed Parisian couturier Paul Poiret. Following his early design work, Tirtoff began using the pseudonym “Erté.” At the…

    Erte (1892-1990) Bronze Sculpture, Duetto
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    Fine and Decorative Arts

    The upcoming Fine and Decorative Arts auction, offered by Dirk Soulis Auctions, presents the work of over 50 years of collection. A single owner gathered the available lots from local areas such as Kansas City and St. Joseph, as well as overseas while working in China. One of the available…

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    Erte Art & Costume Design Online Auction

    Romain de Tirtoff, better known as Erté, moved to Paris from St. Petersburg when he was 18 years old to pursue fashion and costume design. With the help of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, Erté grew to become a leading designer of French performance halls, women’s fashion, and theatrical costumes. His lavish…

    A Pair of Erté Rayonnement 14K Gold, Ruby, Diamond, and Enamel Earrings
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    Day 1: Luxury Estates and Private Collections

    The first day of the Luxury Estates and Private Collections auction, offered by Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, will include works of fine and decorative art as well as furnishings, jewelry, and antiques. Among the key lots in this auction is a carved wood sculpture of a nude woman by Francisco…

    Richard Ritter signed art glass, 'YC-189', ca 1989
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, offered by Witherell’s, features a large collection of concert memorabilia, including handbills from the Family Dog/Avalon Ballroom and “Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco.” Many of the handbills match with separately listed posters. Two signed album covers will also cross the auction block: Cheap Thrills…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction
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    Certified Famous Artist Auction

    This modern lithograph sale by Allure Antique Auction Company offers featured artists such as Andy Warhol and a print of his Campbell Soup tomato beef noodle o’s can, Keith Haring’s silkscreen prints of Pop Shop Squad IV and a hand signed Pablo Picasso Bacchanale Linocut.  Other artists include Victor Vasarely,…

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