Decorative corn by Ahura Porcelain of Italy, gold & silver gilt, 1970`s ca.These items have been gently cleaned while respecting the vintage patina. Both pieces are signed ITALY, hand painted towards the base. This along with the quality of the detail & finish suggest Ahura Porcelain of Italy may be the manufacturer. Superbly painted with metallic gilt these porcelain sculptures would complement a range of interiors such as Art Deco, Hollywood Regency, 70`s Glamour, Post-Modern, Traditional or Contemporary. They could be used as paperweights or sculptures on furniture or in a bowl. Each item is handmade, life sized and has a good weight. One corn is fully decorated in silver gilt, while the other has a combination of silver & gold gilt. Both items are in good vintage condition with no chips or cracks, and only minor rubbing to the gilt in line with age & wear. They sell together and the price is for the pair. The Rosenthal porcelain bowl photographed is not included in the sale and is for display only. Packing is offered free of charge. We take special professional care while packing. For safe transport each piece would be packed separately with bubble wrap and an outer layer of card. Together these would easily fit into a box with loose fill packing peanuts ideal for safe posting or shipping. Additional dimensions: Both pieces are of the same dimensions: Height: 5.5 cm, Width: 25.5 cm, Depth: 5.5 cmAHURA PORCELAIN OF ITALYAhura porcelain of Nove in the north of Italy was founded by Ezio & Flavia Zanardello in 1973. The company name is inspired by the Zoroastrian figure of Ahura Mazda, "the Spirit that creates with thought". Still a family business today the company is also known by the family surname Zanardello. Ahura differentiate itself from standard ceramic production & design through the reinterpretation of shapes, lines and materials. A modern ceramic, with stylized models, asymmetrical shapes, gold and platinum applied on large surfaces. It began to create modern ceramics, with stylized patterns, gold and platinum applied on large surfaces, as well as asymmetrical shapes. By the 80’s the company reached levels of quality and originality so high that it became a reference point for the entire sector thanks to its revaluation and combination of classic styles and new artistic expressions. In the 90’s the company acquired the historically famous Ronzan brand also of Italy. Today the company is known for its luxury ceramics and is represented at design fairs such as Maison et Objet in Paris.