|ROMAN BRONZE MERCURY (HERMES)
wearing a chlamys and winged petasus, seated on eagle,
his arm around its neck; on integral spool-shaped base.
Dark green patina.
Ca. 2nd-3rd Century AD
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.)
Ex Sotheby’s London, April 1989; K.B. collection,
Orion, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena, January 1990.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Gods & Mortals (1989), no. 79.
On loan to Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.;
Fitchburg Art Museum - 1990-2016.