‘Leonardene Art Models, are exclusive figures designed by British artists and made in London from British materials, every piece made and finished by hand’. Guiseppe Leonardi had a workshop at 2/4 Elthorne Road Upper Holloway N.19
The company were holders of Diplomas won in world Competitions in the early 1930s in Brussels, Florence, London, Padora and Paris.
This jade colourway, is an egg-shell matt finish, in a delightful shade of green, harmonising readily with all styles of furnishings, and ideally suited to any decorative scheme.
This jade plaster figure is beautifully executed. Signed in script G.Leonardi on the base top. Has the number 290 which relates to the figures name (not found in the pages of the catalogue we have) and the registration number RD 826095.
It is interesting to note that these finishes can be sponged with warm soapy water. We recommend that in the case of the matt finishes care be taken to dry well.
Internal Ref: PAD425
Height = 24 cm (9.4″)
Width = 9 cm (3.5″)
Depth = 19 cm (7.5″)