EuropeanBronzeSKU: EP-798

Sale price$299.00$149.50
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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 17" X Width 9"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 4 1/2"

Height without base:13 1/2"
Weight:8 LBS

Capture the grace and elegance of Mercury, the messenger of the gods, with this exquisite bronze sculpture. Poised on one foot, he is supported by a gentle zephyr, embodying the spirit of swift movement. Adorned with a winged petasus on his head and winged sandals, Mercury exudes a sense of agility and speed. In his hand, he holds the caduceus, a staff symbolizing the practice of medicine, bestowed upon him by Apollo. With one arm raised, pointing heavenwards, he showcases a gesture borrowed from classical rhetoric, a hallmark of Giambologna's renowned style.

The exceptional quality of this sculpture reflects the refined artistry rarely found in re-casted bronzes. Crafted using the revered "Lost Wax Method," every intricate detail is meticulously captured, from the delicate wings to the expressive features of Mercury's face. The sculpture boasts a rich patina finish, enhancing its depth and allure. It is elegantly mounted on a heavy marble base, complemented by a delightful bronze base that adds to its visual appeal. Signed by the esteemed artist Giambologna, this sculpture is a testament to the mastery of the craft.

This bronze masterpiece invites you to appreciate the timeless beauty and artistic excellence of classical mythology. Whether displayed in your home, office, or gallery, it serves as a captivating focal point, drawing admiration from all who encounter it. The allure of Mercury's mythological symbolism, combined with the skillful execution and artistic finesse, make this sculpture a remarkable addition to any art collection or decor scheme.

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