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Lot 81: Lladró, Samurai, Porcelain, Spain, 1995-2007
20 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Porcelain, gres, partial matt-glazed, polychrome painting, wood
Model: Antonio Ramos
Lladró, Spain (established 1953)
Underglazed manufacture mark, limited details, impressed numbers, as well as signed and dated
Limited Edition, number 1012/1500
Model number: 01013575
Enclosed certificate; with the original box
Upstanding recreated samurai with typical armour
On a wooden oval stand
Heigth: 64 cm
Very good condition
Provenience: German private property
The porcelain figure is in a very good condition. The sword was newly fixed. The height measures 64 cm.
Lladró, established 1953
The Porcelain Manufactory Lladró was founded in 1953 by the brothers Juan, José und Vicente Lladró in Almàssera, Valencia. At the beginning they were specialized in earthenware. Since 1955 the three brothers began with the production of porcelain figures. The success and the enthusiasm of the figures let the company rise and the head office has to be settle down in Tavernes Blanques. Also the expansion to an abroad market was necessary. After the foundation of an own Professional Training School in 1962, the opening of the ‘City of Porcelain’ in 1969 and the 1986 opened Llardó museum in New York the company pass also its creative visions to following generations for today. Since the 1970s Lladró produced its figures with the earth-colored material gres, which was used for natural motives. Since the 1980s the Manufactory Llardó crafts large format works as limited editions, frequently from prominent sculptors. (ala)
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