Ancient Roman Bronze Figurine of Mercury (Hermes), wearing winged hat-Petasus&Purse (as God of Merchants&Trade)& Caduceus

Description
Ancient Roman Bronze Figurine of Mercury (Hermes), wearing winged hat-Petasus&Purse (as God of Merchants&Trade)& Caduceus
1st.-3rd. Century AD.

Ancient Roman Bronze Figurine of a Mercury (Hermes), wearing a winged hat- Petasus and a purse in his right hand ( as a god of trade, heraldry, merchants, commerce, roads, sports, travelers) and a Wigned Caduceus also a fluttering chiton in the left.
Masterfully made from the skillfully ancient hand with a fine and exquisite style, elegant movement (not static!) and with a good proportions.
Slightly worn but every detail is visable covered with a dark natural patina.
This kind of figurines were often broken in the antiquity and entire with nothing missing like this one is not common!

Material: Bronze.
Date:1st.-3rd. Century AD.
Size: 6,9cm.

Item No.B57


Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Collected Since:1980's.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.


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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Bronze
Object
Figurine of Mercury (Hermes), wearing winged hat-Petasus&Purse (as God of Merchants&Trade)& Caduceus
Century/ Timeframe
1st.-3rd. Century AD.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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