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Piglet Fountain
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Object description :

"Piglet Fountain"
The popular name of the bronze statue of "Porcellino" is unfit because it represents a boar. It comes from a Roman copy of a Hellenistic marble, which Pope Pius IV donated to Cosimo I in 1560, during his visit to Rome. Cosimo II de Medici made Pietro Tacca, in 1612, a bronze copy to decorate the Palazzo Pitti, of the original marble, which is now in the Uffizi Gallery. The wax model dates back to around 1620, while the fusion took place only around 1633 Tuscan art of the nineteenth century
Price : 220 €
Period:19th century
Style:Napoleon 3rd
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Bronze
Length: 8,8 cm
Height : 7 cm

Reference : 534811
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Antichità Gianmarco Lacoste
Objets d' art tableaux et sculptures et XVIIau XIXème siècle
Piglet Fountain
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