19th century bronze figure of

19th century bronze figure of "seated Hermes" on a marble base,c1880

Code: 10809

Dimensions:

W: 18cm (7.1")H: 20cm (7.9")D: 11cm (4.3")

£1,295.00 Approx $1781.29, €1516.39
 

This fine example of the classical seated figure of Hermes, the god of trade, heraldry, merchants, commerce, roads, thieves, trickery, sports, travellers and athletes in ancient Greek religion and mythology: the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, has been excellently modelled with high detail to his face, hands and feet. It has a rich dark brown patina and is mounted onto a cut and polished original russet marble base.

This piece is in excellent condition with no repairs. circa 1880