Roger Bradbury Antiques
Carved from verde prato serpentine stone which has been quarried for many centuries north of Florence. The serpentine stone is so named as it replaces the skin of a serpent. Prato stone id very brittle so there are three very small professional restorations, tip of ear, snout and base. A lovely piece from the days of The Grand Tour. Length of base: 15cm Height: 12.5cm Il Porcellino ‘Italian Piglet’is the local Florentine nickname for the bronze fountain of a Boar...