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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY AS THE GOD OF COMMERCE

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826), LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY AS THE GOD OF COMMERCE
    CAST FROM A MODEL BY JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826), LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing on an integrally cast circular plinth; medium reddish brown patina with lighter high points; the underside of the base inscribed in ink '990 c ...'
    15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high, overall


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