An antique reproduction of the original by Verocchio in 1/2 size in bronze. Dolphin mouth has opening for water flow, bronze has a beautiful warm patinated finish. The statuette has great detail and beautiful smooth form to the cherub body. The piece is mounted to 9″ round steel plate with three holes for attachment and a center hole likely for the water source. The original sculpture was made for a fountain for the Medici Villa at Careggi by Andrea del Verocchio in 1465.
Measures: 15.5″H, Base Plate measures 9″ Diameter, Base of sculpture measures 5″ x 5″
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