Medium: bronze

Signature: signed F.Barbidienne Fondeur with A.Collas Reduction Mecanique seal

Dimensions:

47.5 is total height including base

43 in. total height of bronze itself

Description:

After Giovanni Bologna (Flemish 1529-1608) Depicting the Roman god Mercury, messenger of the gods (Hermes in Greek mythology) flying through the air raised on a puff of air from the mouth of a cherub, sometimes called a zephyr, aided by his winged feet and helmet, carrying the caduceus, a symbol of peace, his finger pointing to the home of the gods, Mount Olympus. Raised on a five part stone and bronze base. 

With foundry mark for F.Barbidienne

Condition:

base slightly damaged

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