Hermes Flying Mercury and Pandora Greek Mythology Bronze Sculpture Statue


Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 17"X Width 7"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 6"
Height without base:16"
Weight:12 LBS
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This exquisite bronze sculpture portrays the mythological figures of Hermes/Mercury and Pandora with exceptional detail and artistry. The composition skillfully balances the two figures, with Mercury poised delicately on his toes, creating a sense of fluid movement and harmony. Pandora, depicted as the epitome of beauty and perfection, stands adorned with gifts from the gods, symbolizing her creation by Hephaestus and her descent to Earth. According to various mythological accounts, Pandora's arrival on Earth, escorted by Hermes/Mercury, marked the beginning of humanity's trials and tribulations. She carried with her Pandora's box, a vessel containing all the evils of the world, which she inadvertently released upon humanity, leaving only hope behind. This tale serves as a cautionary allegory about the consequences of curiosity and disobedience. Crafted using the ancient lost-wax casting technique, this sculpture exemplifies the artist's mastery and attention to detail. The rich brown patina finish enhances the sculpture's beauty and depth, while the black marble base provides a sturdy and elegant foundation. Signed by the artist Brousse, this rendition of Hermes/Mercury and Pandora immortalizes the timeless fables and moral lessons of Greek mythology, inviting viewers to reflect on the complexities of human nature and the enduring power of hope.