This is an vintage Mid century signed Bitossi Italian glazed rimini blue pottery horse by Aldo Londi. It is in overall great condition with only slight chipping to the mane, and two small flea bites to the horns (pictured.) It measures 10.5 inches tall, by 4 inches wide, by 9 inches deep. It is marked "50000 Italy" on the bottom of the horse.
"Designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi throughout his long career as art director. Rimini blu line is identified as Bitossi's signature. It has been in production since 1953. It features articles embossed by hand with the typical texture of rimini blu. Every piece of Bitossi's collection has been made by hand by master ceramists. Also decorations have been painted by hand, piece by piece, with precious glazes and firings. Small imperfections that sometimes can be noticed witness the originality and the craft manufacturing process of the product."