A ROMAN BRONZE MERCURY
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The nude god standing with weight on left leg, right leg bent at the knee, chlamys draped over left shoulder, wearing winged petasos and sandals, holding money bag in extended right hand, mounted
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high
S. E. Kennedy collection, sold Christie's London, 18 March 1918, lot 193 (*37.16s to Spink).
Collection of Captain George Spencer-Churchill (1876-1964).
Northwick Park Collection, sold Christie's London, 21 June 1965, lot 528.
English private collection.