English white saltglaze figure of Spinario, circa 1760

This figure was copied from Boy with Thorn, also called Fedele or Spinario, is a Greco-Roman Hellenistic bronze sculpture of a boy withdrawing a thorn from the sole of his foot, now in the Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome. There is a Roman marble version of this subject from the Medici collections in a corridor of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

Height: 3 ¾” Length: 4 ⅜”

Condition: Good


Antique pottery salt glaze stone ware ceramic 18th century