Roger Bradbury Antiques
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Roger Bradbury Antiques
£395.00
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...