Lladro Animal Figurines, Horse on Courbette. Matte Porcelain.
This beautiful animal is a Spanish purebred horse with its distinctive anatomy more rounded than the English purebred. This horse is performing what is known as a courbette or courvet. In this exercise, the animal is supported on its hind legs, advancing in small leaps upright in this majestic position. The sculptor of this porcelain piece is reproducing an exercise in movement, making it possible to appreciate the huge effort in the animal's muscles. The wooden support allows the piece to take shape. Its pairing piece is Horse on pirouette.