|ROMAN BRONZE NUDE HERMES (MERCURY) WITH BABY DIONYSOS,
Wearing a laurel wreath on his winged head. In his right hand he holds a caduceus and with his left hand supported by a column, he holds the infant; a cloak is draped from his shoulder over his left forearm.
Very rare type, in very fine style.
1st-2nd century AD
H. 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.)
Ex German collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 46; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 32.