This imposing Pursued Deer Porcelain Figurine by Lladro is an exceptional museum quality masterpiece. Hand crafted in fine Spanish porcelain and hand painted by the skilled artisans at Lladro, this magnificent sculpture is an awe-inspiring tribute to nature created by sculptor Salvador Furió.
First issued in 1978, "Pursued Deer" was donated by Lladró to the Bellevue Museum in Brussels in 1987 and became a permanent exhibit at this renowned institution. In late 1995 the figurine was transferred to the Belgian Fiftieth Anniversary Museum. Since 1994, this figurine has also been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Handmade, hand painted Spanish porcelain
Extensive molding process requiring between 15 and 20 molds
Fired for approximately 24 hours in a kiln at over 1300º C
Famous Lladro crystalline finish
Limited Edition of 750 pieces
In 1953 Juan, José and Vicente Lladró made their first porcelain creations in a Moorish furnace built in their own home in Almàssera (Valencia). In 1969 their facility in the City of Porcelain (Valencia) was completed and today is still home to the creative process and production of some of the highest artistic and technical quality porcelain in the world. Lladro's productioninnovations not only in the design and style of the figurines but also in the firing techniques have earned them many acknowledgements and awards.
In the 1990's Lladro was awarded the Príncipe Felipe awards for Internationalization, Competitiveness and Renown Brand Management. Lladro figurines and sculptures have collectors around the world and they can also be seen in the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, the Valencia Pavilion in the Universal Show of Seville, as well as in the Museum of Modern Art of Santo Domingo.