A Portland stone keystone

By Sir Charles Wheeler, President of The Royal Academy of Art 1956-1966, for The Headquarters of Barclays Bank, Lombard St, City of London

Stock code: 41165

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the tablet carved in relief with a winged foot, a symbol of the Greek messenger God Hermes.  This keystone is one of a series representing industries with which Barclays had a strong relationship, in this case the chemical industry (Hermes is also asociated with esoteric knowledge and alchemy),

Dimensions: 76cm (30") High, 43cm (17") Wide, 21.5cm (8½") Deep

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