Victory standing on a column
1st–2nd century A.D.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 070.
Height: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Statuette of Victory, wreath in raised right hand, palm branch in lowered left, standing on a globe on top of a twisted column with a corinthian capital. The column has been cracked and mended in the middle. The orb is loosely attached to the capital. Brown and blackish patina.
By date unknown: in late Dr. Robert Friedinger-Prantner Collection (Ambassador of Austria in Cairo and Athens); by 1976: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Sonderliste P, February 1976, no. 56); June 9, 1976: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund