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MERCURY



Reference Name LCNUG : 1927/140

A sculpture of a naked young man, the God Mercury, sat on a rock draped with cloth, turning away to his right. Mercury wears his distinctive winged helmet, and his winged staff lies at the foot of the rock. He carries a small pouch in his left hand.

Physical Dimensions:

  • object height: 105.5 cms
  • object width: 68.7 cms
  • object length: 36.5 cms
  • plinth height: 67 cms
  • plinth length: 84.5 cms
  • plinth width: 54 cms

Material: stone, marble

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Completeness: complete

Inscription: Mercury / Joseph Nollekens / Presented By The Rt. Honble. / The Earl of Yarborough, P.C. / 1930

Period: 18th Century

Person:

sculptor: Nollekens, Joseph

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