Statuette of Nike

Greek, South Italian
Hellenistic Period ?
323–31 B.C. ?


Dimensions

22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7954

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Nike statuette wears a wreath. Pink and blue on wreath; brown on hair; pink, blue, and white on wings; red on necklace; pink on chiton; lavender on himation. Half of the right wing is gone. Holds a long, cylindrical item in her hands.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Palermo. Is probably from Canosa.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution