Lot 270: Roman Mercury Figurine
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century AD. A bronze figurine of Mercury standing nude with winged petasos, mantle to the left shoulder, caduceus in the left hand, marsupium coin pouch in the right hand, standing on an integral tiered stand. Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, items 51 and 52. 47 grams, 65mm including stand (2 1/2"). Property of an Essex collector; acquired on the European art market. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.