Fabulous Italian ceramic Greyhound
Modelled at the Ronzan factory in Bassano, Italy in the 1950s.
Model # 1728
Giovanni Ronzan and his brothers founded the Ronzan factory in Turin late 1930s shortly after he had left his job as chief painter and ceramic modeller at the Lenci factory. During the war the factory moved to Bassano in the Venetto region of northern Italy.
The Greyhound is one of the largest pieces modelled at the factory. It depicts a superb life like dog being fully modelled in the round, sitting @ 49 cm high cm by 28 cm wide, and is marked with the Ronzan factory stamp used in Bassano during the 1950s.
Condition: Excellent, no damages to the ceramic, checked with UV light, no crazing to the glaze.
A true collectors piece.
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