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Antique Pair of Bronzes Mercury & Ceres After Giambologna Grand Tour styleAntique

‘Mercury & Ceres’ after Giambologna (1529-1608)

A very fine pair of late 19th century continental “Grand Tour” style bronzes after the antique. The figure of Mercury depicted holding a Caduceus in hand, Ceres wrapped in flowing robes, a pair of shears in one hand. Both raised on a blowing Zephyr with turned rouge marble plinths, square black Belgium marble bases and a cast bronze band of Cherubs depicting the Arts. Both in good original condition. Very minor chips to bases.

Height 19 3/4” (50cm)

Square bases 3 3/4” (9.5cm)


Circa 1860