Ancient Art Antiquities

Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities

Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities

Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities    Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities
An ancient Roman bronze statuette of Mercury. The youthful nude deity wears a winged cap and has a mantle draped over this left shoulder. 1st - 3rd century AD.

Mercury (Greek: Hermes) was a pastoral divinity dating to the earliest Greek legends. He was the messenger and herald of the gods. He was also the patron of travelers, merchants, shepherds, and thieves.

In the Roman period he was especially associated with commerce. Formerly in a European private collection.

GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK.

Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA). See our'about me' page for our credentials and expertise.

All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art. The item "Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Roman".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Provenance: Ownership History Available
  • Material: Bronze

Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities    Roman Bronze Mercury Ancient Art & Antiquities