‘Leonardene Art Models’, exclusive figures ‘designed by Bristish artists and made in London from Bristish materials’, every piece made and finished by hand.
Guiseppe Leonardi 2/4 Elthorne Road Upper Holloway N.19
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.
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.
The company were holders of Diplomas won in world Competitions in the early 1930s in Brussels, Florence, London, Padora and Paris.
The above details are extracted from one of their early sales catalogues.
This jade plaster figure is beautifully executed. Signed in script G.Leonardi on the base top. Has number 290 which relates to the figures name (not found in the pages of the catalogue we have) and the registeration number RD 826095
Height 24cm Length 16cm Depth 9cm