11 June 2003
PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
TWO ROMAN BRONZE FIGURES OF MERCURY
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Each depicted standing, wearing a winged petasos, one with a mantle pinned on the right shoulder and draped over the left, and one draped in his mantle, holding a money bag in his lowered right hand, his left hand with the palm open once holding his caduceus, the smaller figure also wearing winged sandals
4½ in. (11.4 cm) high for the taller (2)
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This lot is being offered not subject to a reserve.
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