Franklin Mint Leda And The Swan & The Lady And The Unicorn PARIAN Porcelain ART. THESE PORCELAIN PIECES DO HAVE IMPERFECTIONS IN THE FRAMING AND DISCOLORATION AND SMALL SPOTS ON BORDER FROM AGE. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT PHOTOS AND EXAMINE THOROUGHLY FOR CONDITION. THE PORCELAIN ITSELF IS GREAT CONDITION!!!!!!!!
Image sizes 8.5x11.5. Rare pieces by George MCMONIGLE. This sale is for both. Depicts the mortal woman Leda with the Greek god Zeus in the guise of a swan in an area filled with flora.The figures and flora are rendered in white on a pastel blue background. THE LADY AND THE UNICORN.
According to the Medieval legend, an elusive unicorn had a heart so virtuous that it could only be won by a pure and innocent maiden. George McMonigle has been honored all around the world. Original works by him have been included in collections in the White house, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D. C and the Vatican Museum in Rome.