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Lot 0432
French Silvered Bronze and Marble Figure of "Mercury"

ca. 1900, after the 1580 sculpture by Giambologna (Flemish/Florence, 1529-1608) now conserved at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, the messenger of the gods with winged feet and helmet, posed on one foot delicately balancing on the symbol of wind, raised on a marble fluted columnar base decorated with a bronze laurel swag.
h. 39", w. 6", d. 10"

Condition

Overall very good condition with general wear and rubbing to silvered surface. Some scattered abrasions and surface scratches. Base with slight chipping at edges. Some accretions/residue in more deeply modeled areas. All consistent with age, material and usage.

Starting Bid

$1,200.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

French Silvered Bronze Figure of "Mercury"

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Jul 28, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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