Italian Grayhound Dog on Spotted Pillow Lomonosov Figurine
Give your home a cheer with this beautiful naturally looking man’s best friend Lomonosov Porcelain Italian Grayhound dog. Made from white soft porcelain, this unusual figurine was made at the imperial Russian porcelain factory in St. Petersburg. It will also be a perfect gift for animal lovers. It's also a perfect addition to any porcelain collection.
The Italian Greyhound (in Italian: Piccolo Levriero Italiano) is a small breed of dog of the sight hound type, sometimes called an "I.G." or an "Italian". The Italian Greyhound is the smallest of the sighthounds, typically weighing about 8 to 15 lb (3.6 to 6.8 kg) and standing about 13 to 15 inches (33 to 38 cm) tall at the shoulder. Though they are in the toy group in the UK and US but in the sight hound group in the FCI . They makes a good companion dog and enjoys the company of people. However, the breed's slim build and short coat make them somewhat fragile, and injury can result from rough or careless play with children. The breed is good with the elderly or a couple without any children for it prefers a quiet household but they are also generally fine with older children. They also are equally at home in the city or the country, although they tend to do best in spacious areas. They are fast, agile and athletic. Like any dog, daily exercise is a must for a happier, well-adjusted pet. Italian greyhounds love to run. The young dog is often particularly active, and this high level of activity may lead them to attempt ill-advised feats of athleticism that can result in injury. Due to their size, and in some lineages poor bone density, they are prone to broken legs. Italian Greyhounds make reasonably good watchdogs, as they bark at unfamiliar sounds. They may also bark at passers-by and other animals. However, they should not be considered "true" guard dogs as they are often aloof with strangers and easily spooked to run.
- The item is HAND PAINTED.
- The original Lomonosov factory logo is on the bottom of each piece. Genuine Article - 100% Guaranteed.
- Material: soft-paste porcelain. Made in Russia by the Imperial Lomonosov Porcelain Factory.
- Figurine measures L 2.6", W 2.6", H 2.4".
Shipping Weight: 500 gr. (17.64 oz) (1.1 lbs)
Approximate Shipping: $8.95 (Standard delivery Worldwide)
List price: $114.00
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