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Bronze sculpture of the god Hermes after Giambologna - second half 19th century

Lot reference 19554081

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Location: Netherlands
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In good general condition, see photos and description

Very detailed bronze sculpture of Hermes, known as the god of travel, traders and the messenger of the gods, after Giambolgona.
In this sculpture, Mercury is depicted with his winged travel hat (petasos), winged sandals (talaria), which symbolise speed and his staff (caduceus) with two snakes.

France, 2nd half of 19th century.

Hermes is a sculpture made by the famous sculptor Giambologna, also known as Jean Boulogne Giovanni Bologna or Giovanni da Bologna (1529-1608).

This bronze sculpture, also known as The Flying Mercury, is placed on a beautifully coloured green marble base.

The Flying Mercury reflects Hermes balancing with his foot in the mouth of Zephyros or Zephyrus.

This beautiful bronze sculpture of Hermes can be viewed from all sides and his body shows elegance and grace.

Size:
Height sculpture: 46 cm.
Height including marble base: 65 cm.
Total weight: approx. 8.3 kg.

Condition: The bronze sculpture is in good condition, signs of use in accordance with its age.
The green marble base is damaged in several places, see pictures for a correct impression.

Shipping: PostNL registered shipping.

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