A 19th century Grand Tour bronze Mercury balancing on a bronze column issuing from the mouth of Zephyr, god of the wind. the bronze is displayed upon a stepped triangular serpentine pedestal.
The caduceus is either missing or was never part of this bronze.
This bronze is After Giambologna, also known as Giovanni de Bologna, who was a Flemish sculptor based in Italy. One of his most famous works was the Mercury and Zephyr bronze which now resides in The Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.
An 19th Century Grand Tour Bronze of Mercury