Cameo with Victory holding a wreath and a palm frond
Early Imperial Period
late 1st century B.C.
Overall: 0.3 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm (1/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Banded black and white glass. Cameo. Victory flying to the left, with her torso in three-quarter view and her legs frontal. She extends her right leg and her head is tilted to her right as she gazes at a wreath in her right hand. She holds a palm frond in her left hand. The left wing is extended upwards buts the right wing curls towards the ground.
By date unknown: C. Wissmann Collection (according to TMS archival card: Buffum Collection); April 1, 1902: gift of Miss C. Wissmann to MFA
Gift of Miss C. Wissmann