Statuette of Hermes

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.07m.

Accession Number

67.860

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He stands with right foot advanced and right hand extended (its attribute-purse of commerce-missing). Wearing traveler’s cloak, crested cap, and wings (once) on ankles, he holds a caduceus in his left hand.
From Asia Minor.

Provenance

By 1967: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 (said by him to be from Asia Minor); September 8, 1967 : purchased from Mathias Komor by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock