Lotto 490
Crackled glaze white ceramic sculpture marked ‘Lenci made in Italy Torino’ on the underside Height: 37 cm Width: 25 cm Cracked finger The Lenci factory, founded in 1919 by Helen Konig, together with Scavini, originally produced pressed felt dolls. At the end of the 1920s, the production of artistic ceramics was assisted by some of Turin's greatest artists. Lenci's collaborators included Luigi Chessa, Giovanni Grande, Otto Maraini, Felice Tosalli, Mario Sturani and Sandro Vacchetti, who was also the first artistic director.