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Large Fine Quality Late 19thc Grand Tour Italian Bronze Of 'seated Hermes', After The Antique

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: LVS Decorative Arts

This antique has been viewed 9 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A large fine quality late 19th century Grand Tour Italian bronze of 'Seated Hermes', after the Antique, with foundry mark 'Fonderia Artistica, Sabatino Angelis & Fils, NAPOLI', of good patination.
This figure of Hermes (or also known as Mercury) is seated on a stylised rock of brown patination, with one hand resting on the rock, the other on his knee, wearing sandals with wings.
The bronze 'Seated Hermes' found at the Villa of the Papyri' in Herculaneum in 1758 can now be seen at The National Archaeological Museum of Naples in Italy, this figure being one of the most celebrated works of art discovered at Herculaneum and Pompeii in the 18th century.
This bronze is in excellent condition for age and can go straight into a home.
Height: 20'' / 51cm
Width: 20'' / 51cm
Depth: 11'' / 28cm
LVS Decorative Arts is a family run business specialising in an eclectic mix of fine quality and decorative antiques from around the world.
Being members of LAPADA, the largest association for professional art and antiques dealers in the UK, we are committed in upholding the highest of standards.
All furniture is professionally restored to the highest of standards, using traditional methods by cabinet makers and polishers with a wealth of experience keeping the item in as original condition as possible and conserving original patina (colour) and materials whenever possible - we feel that quality restoration is paramount to the longevity of the piece.
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Internal Ref: LVS1162


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 51 cm (20.1")
Width = 51 cm (20.1")
Depth = 28 cm (11.0")

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