This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 23" x Width 12".This is a bronze replica of. It depicts Hermes standing on a column of air coming from the mouth of Zephyr, creating an illusion of floating. Many people believe that the modern medical symbol, a staff with two coiled snakes, is derived from the staff of Asklepios - but that is incorrect. In fact that modern symbol is derived from the caduceus (magical wand) of Hermes, a short stick or staff with two snakes coiled around it. The reason for this may be due to Hermes' link with alchemy - alchemists were, at one time, referred to as the Sons of Hermes and alchemy blended in with early medical practice. He is caught in racing upwards in a winged fury to deliver his message to the gods. The emphasis on refined surface and cool elegance and beauty implicates Bologna's Mannerist style. This rendition was cast using the age-old technique of lost-wax casting and finished with a brown patina stain. It stands communicating the fables and messages of the antiquated gods upon a black marble base with the artist's signature. Virgin Islands, however, an additional charge may be required. The item "Bronze Sculpture Statue MUSEUM QUALITY GRAND TOUR SIGNED FLYING MERCURY FIGURINE" is in sale since Thursday, February 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures".
The seller is "europeanbronzegoddess" and is located in Mineola, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.