Flying Nike (Victory)
Greek, East Greek
2nd century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 065.
28.1 cm (11 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of flying Nike (Victory). She is looking to the right. She is wearing a transparent high-belted, sleeveless chiton, which leaves her right breast and left leg uncovered. She has her hair in flat waves ,with a double fillet.
The statuette has two wing-holes and a small hang-hole.
Missing: wings, both arms, right foot, part of the right side of front drapery.
Traces of reddish-brown on hair.
LIght red clay.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution