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ROMAN BRONZE NUDE HERMES WITH BABY DIONYSOS, 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.


GMS001
$65,000


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ROMAN BRONZE NUDE HERMES WITH BABY DIONYSOS, ROMAN BRONZE NUDE HERMES WITH BABY DIONYSOS,

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