Flying Mercury Hermes by Giovanni da Bologna Bronze Finish 14.5HPN# T31410
Mercury (Hermes) acted as messenger of the gods and a deity of wealth, trade and travelers. He assisted many gods by using his winged sandals named "talaria" which he wears in this 16th sculpture by Giovanni da Bologna (Giambologna) now in the National Museum, Florence. In his hand he holds his famous symbol, the caduceus, which later became a symbol for medicine and alchemy.
Flying Mercury Statue by Giovanni da Bologna is made from resin with bronze finish and measures 14.5 in H x 4.5 in W x 9.5 in D. Weighs 1.8 lbs. PN T31410
About Hermes: Hermes was the son of Zeus and nymph Maia, Altas' daughter. Hermes was the god of shepherds, merchants, literature, and thieves. He was also the messenger of the gods and conductor of souls to the underworld. He was the cleverest out of all the Olympian gods; He invented the lyre, the popes, the musical scale, astronomy, weights, measures, and the care of olive trees.
We Also Recommend
Dragon Breathing Fire Celtic Pewter Pendant Costume Charm NecklacePN# EIR-552
Tree Man Hybrid Fantasy Creature Statue by Hieronymus Bosch 5HPN# JB01
Archangel Raphael Healing Pointing Upwards Statue Gold Leaf Large 14HPN# A-020G
Magritte Bowler Man Green Apple Son of Man Surrealism Glass Dome Desk Paperweight 3WPN# PMAG1