A Roman? bronze bust of Mercury - possibly After the Antique
Lot 19*
A Roman bronze herm bust of Mercury
Sold for £17,500 (US$ 29,414) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Roman bronze herm bust of Mercury
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
The god depicted with small wings and an attribute in his wavy curls, with full lips and a straight nose, the bust with truncated shoulders, 5½in (15cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Joseph Klein Collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.
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