19thc bronze figure of Mercury
A late 19th bronze figure of 'Flying Mercury', after J Bologna, the bronze having a green patination.
He is depicted here wearing a winged petasus on his head & wings on his ankles to give him more speed in flight.
A column of breath from Aeolus leads up to his feet which propels Mercury both upwards & forwards.
The base is black marble & bronze depicting working cherubs.
Height: 84cm / 33''
Width: 34cm / 13.5''
Depth: 16cm / 6.25''