XVIIITH CENTURY COACH

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Limited Edition 0500 pieces

This great saloon in the Baroque style is inspired by the original models housed at the Coach Museum in Lisbon, and is one of the most complex and ambitious works by artists of the Lladró High Porcelain workshop. It is an example of extraordinarily beautiful, dainty ornamentation. The nobles of the European courts extended the magnificence of their palaces to the streets with these magnificent carriages. In this limited edition, attention is given to everything, down to the smallest detail: the four horses, servants´ uniforms, the gowns of the couple, and, above all, the decoration of the carriage. Some fifty different colours were used in its decoration and the application required roughly a hundred hours of painstaking work by the artists. The completion of each piece requires the participation of more than twenty different specialists who together, devote about 300 hours to the task. The result is a single piece which, once fired, is over a metre long and weighs around twenty kilograms.

Issue Year: 1985
Sculptor: Francisco Catalá

Size: 17¾x44½ "
Base included

Sculptor
Francisco Catalá
Porcelain Type
Stoneware gloss
Height (in)
17.717
Width (in)
44.488
Length (in)
11.811
Finished
Stoneware gloss
Limited Serie
Yes
Limited Serie Units
0500
Base Included
No

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