If you have questions please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition. Dimensions with bronze marble base: height 19 "x width 8". This is a bronze interpretation of mythological myth god mercury. Mercury is seen sitting among the waves of clouds hastily preparing for his heavenly duty.
The beholder witnesses tying him his divine speed to fulfill his charge of delivering messages from the gods, fast flights, and comes from the earth and the heavens. He wears the typical talaria which are winged sandals, made by the god haphaestus, in imperishable gold in which allows the god to fly as fast as any bird. A petasos crowns his head which is a sun hat of Thessaly origin worn by the ancient Greeks.Like a winged hat, he became the symbol of Mercury or his Greek correlative god, Hermes. Mercury is also considered the god of commerce, cunning, and invention. It was thrown using the old method of lost wax and colored with a brown patina for perpetuation.
The sculpture is mounted on a black marble base with the artist. The emphasis on refined surfaces, casual elegance and beauty.Most orders are shipped within 24 to 48 hours of purchase. However, additional fees may apply. Please contact us before making purchases in these areas. Please refer to the shipping and handling table for rates for each zone. The item "hermes mercury roman messenger god statue bronze sculpture art deco" is on sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the twentieth, contemporary \ sculptures, statues". The seller is "bronze_vault" and is located in mineola, new york. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.