This large and rare pair of Le Bertetti figures are exquisitely executed. The Indonesian girl, Penida, is playing a tambourine and dressed in a skirt with handpainted animals, fish and human figures. She wears a colorful necklace and flowers in her hair. Her skin is done in a matte glaze while her hair and dress are gloss. The Indonesian boy, Bantang, plays a sitar and is dressed in white pants with a printed belt. He is wearing a patterned kerchief. He also has contrasting matte and gloss glazes. Penida, 17" h., 14" w., 9" d. Bantang, 15" h., 20" w., 10" d. Italian, c. 1930's $975.00 for the pair
Condition: Excellent-very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear. Penida has two tiny glaze flakes, one to the tambourine and one to a flower. Bantang has a repair to the tie on the kerchief and a small glaze flake on his shoulder.