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Antique Empire Head of Hermes Carved Wood Messenger of Zeus God of Merchants



This beautiful head of Hermes wearing his winged helmet is carved out of boxwood and has preserved the original gilding. The head is mounted on a blackened oak board retaining it's original seagrass green paint. This unusual relief was made in Italy or France, circa 1810.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.02 in. (61 cm)Width: 22.84 in. (58 cm)Depth: 2.37 in. (6 cm)
  • Style
    Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Munich, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5195219505112

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Munich, Germany
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