House of Erte "Symphony In Black" Fine Hand Painted Porcelain Figurine Limited Edition (No. A8042) By Franklin Mint With Authentic Certification. "Symphony In Black" is an iconic Art Deco Figurine designed by ERTE. H 10.1/2" x 9.1/2" x 3.1/2". About Artist: Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 - 21 April 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erte. He was a diversely talented 20th-century artist and designer who flourished in an array of fields, including fashion, jewellery, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor.