Designed by renowned Lenci artist Sandro Vacchetti, this large and rare piece is pictured in the book Sandro Vacchetti E La Essevi, Ceramiche Del Novecento Italiano, figure #81 and titled ‘Leda e il cigno’ (Leda and the Swan). This fine porcelain piece was done in 1938 and measures 16.5” L by 9.75” H by 9.75” W and is in overall great condition with a professional chip restoration on the right elbow. It is marked on the underside “Essevi, Foreign” with impressed numbers F7 and date 38. This is a stunning piece for the discerning porcelain and Art Deco collector.
Essevi Leda and the Swan Fine Italian Porcelain