brace yourself: this post is not about sausages. it’s about something else that italians are really good at doing: statues for your garden. i mean, who doesn’t want a version of david in their garden?!
looking a bit skinny.
enjoying the smell of green leaves.
but it’s not just david that they do replicas of and sell in italy: it’s everything. the bazzanti gallery on longarno is famous for it’s replicas of
the roman she-wolf:**
a 3m40 Neptune:
(and this is where we get to the point of this post)
the florentine ‘porcellino’,
the wild boar fountain on mercato nuovo:***
to be honest, i have no idea how much these cost. (and let’s not even think about the transportation fees) but, if you want a porcellino in your garden, don’t over-think it. just go to galleria bazzanti on longarno. better yet, just go to their website.
lungarno corsini 46r
*all david photos found on web; not in my garden
**she-wolf and neptune photos found on bazzanti website
***the porcellini in the window, i snapped myself