ERTE DIANA - HAND CARVED ENCASED GLASS VASE 10554

THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC ERTE HAND CARVED ENCASED VASE TITLED " DIANA " - LIMITED EDITION OF 300 - The pattern design of the vase is based on Erte's Goauche of "DIANA".

THE VASE FOR SALE IS EDITION # 209 of 300

This particular vase is brand new and still in it's box. Measures 19" tall and 5" wide.

Picture are of actual item for sale. All shipping expenses are for the buyer. All sales are final. Shipping cost within the USA of is 99.00 within the continental USA. If shipping outside the USA, please submit address for exact shipping cost.

The following is a brief description of the Artist:

Born Remain de Tirtoff in imperial St. Petersburg, Erte derived his pen name from the French pronunciation of his initials "R.T." Over a long and distinguished career, he had a major influence on the style and design of the 20th Century.

At age 19, Erte left home and moved to Paris w he gained employment with the esteemed coutur-ier Poiret. Shortly tafter, he began the 22-year pursuit, which would make him famous: creating cover art and illustrations for the magazine Harper's Bazaar. It was that his distinctive Art Deco-style emerged.

During his prolific years at Harper's, Erte designed 250 covers and numerous drawings for its pages and diversified into a variety of other artistic activities.
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