Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 006.
Height x length: 8 x 9.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Arretine ware
Not On View
Nike kneeling to left, at side of a cow or bullock. With her left hand she supports a basket. Below, acanthus leaves.
By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation