‘Leonardene Art Models, are exclusive figures designed by British artists and made in London from Bristish 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
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 above details are extracted from one of their early sales catalogues.
This was given the shape number 174 and called ‘Sonia’. Finished here in the colour way of metallic gold and bronze. To the rear of the base is the registration number, 786960, along with Leonardi’s workshop Mark.
Internal Ref: PAD0481
Width = 8 cm (3.1″)
Depth = 12 cm (4.7″)