The statuette of Hermes has lost the wings on his head (holes remain behind the fillet),the fingers of his right hand, and the kerykeion held in the left. There are traces of gilding.
By 1903: with E. P. Warren (bought in Paris and said to be from Auvergne); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, March 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900
Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 109; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
Height: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)
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