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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY

    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY
    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted wearing a winged helmet and standing with his left foot on Zephyr's head, with his right arm upraised and left hand by his side; on an associated square brass and pewter-inlaid wood base; medium brown high points with traces of a dark black patina; losses to the base
    13 1/8 in. (33.5 cm.) high; 17 1/8 in. (43.4 cm.) high, overall


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