Flying Nike (Victory)
Greek, East Greek
2nd century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 066.
27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of flying Nike (Victory). She is looking to the right. She has her left arm extended. 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 ribbed crown (stephane).
Traces of white slip and pink. Missing: right arm, fingers of left hand, toes of right foot. Several cracks and mended breaks.
Very light red clay.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution