DETAILS: This is a vintage porcelain Persian cat, made by Nao for Lladro circa the 1980s. She has Persian features, with her long hair and blue eyes and measures 3" tall and 10" across.Stamped on the bottom with the Nao made in Spain stamp. HISTORY: Lladro was founded in 1953 by three brothers, Juan, José and Vicente Lladró, in the village of Almácera, near Valencia, in Spain. They gave up their work at a tiles factory and built a little Moorish kiln in the courtyard of the family home.
Starting with items such as vases and jugs, it wasn't until 1956 that they started producing the beautiful figurines for which they are now most famous. CONDITION: Trashtiques gives this porcelain cat a 9.5/10. Please see all photos for best accuracy.