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    Cultured Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Gold, Sterling Silver Earrings, Erté
    The earrings feature cultured pearls measuring 3.30 mm - 6.70 mm, suspending freshwater cultured pearls, set in sterling silver having 14k gold accents, marked Erté. Gross weight 28.10 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears and are easily converted


    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Gold
    Silver

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The earrings are completed by posts and omega clips. Marked Sterling CFA 14K 14/500 Erté.
    Erté: Known by the pseudonym Erté, Romain de Tirtoff (Nov. 23 1892 – Apr. 21 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer. He broke his family’s tradition of pursuing a career in the Russian Navy and moved to Paris as a young adult. His career in design promptly took off when he began working for Harper’s Bazaar. After decades of focusing on apparel, interior design, and posters for theatre, he expanded his work into the field of wearable art. The renewed interest in Art Deco in the sixties led to a career revival for Erte. Since his death in 1990, several well-known museums have continued to showcase his work. Today, the Erté name lives on through the jewelry line, with the motto “Art to Wear.”

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    18th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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