This is a mounumental and beautifully detailed antique Italian bronze sculpture of Hermes, dating from Circa 1880, and bearing the signature of the renowned foundry, Chiurazzi & Fils, Naples, Italy.Mercury is cast after the original held at the Museo Nazionale in Naples
and is depicted naked seated on a naturalistic rock base, his heels are winged allowing the God to fly through the air and deliver messages to the Olympian Gods. It is inscribed on the base Chiurazzi Napoli and weighs an amazing 18kgs, approx 40 lbs.
The attention to detail here is remarkable and this large bronze is sure to receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.
Wormington Grange, see the sculpture in situ in the great hall against the back wall next to the column.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 50 x Width 51 x Depth 33
Weight 18 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 1 inch
Weight 39.7 lbs
Our reference: A1967
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.