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A Gilt Bronze Figure of the Goddess Nike, Roman Imperial, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 116,500 USD
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A Gilt Bronze Figure of the Goddess Nike, Roman Imperial, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 116,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Gilt Bronze Figure of the Goddess Nike, Roman Imperial, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Gracefully alighting and formerly holding a victor's wreath in her extended right hand and another object in her left hand, and wearing a windblown and diaphanous chiton with rosette clasps on the shoulder, her wavy hair parted in the center, bound in a diadem, and tied in a chignon at the back.
Height 9 3/4 in. 24.8 cm.
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Provenance

Bomford Collection, 1960s
Robin Symes, London, 1987

Exhibited

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, October 10th - 30th, 1966

Literature

Ashmolean Museum, Department of Antiquities, Exhibition of Ancient Persian Bronzes presented to the Department of Antiquities by James Bomford, Esquire, and other selected items of Ancient Art from the collection of Mrs. Brenda Bomford, London, 1966, no. 380, pl. XXXIX

Catalogue Note

For a related example from Aventicum in Switzerland see A. Leibundgut, Die römischen Bronzen der Schweiz, vol. III, Mainz am Rhein, 1980, no. 210, pls. 189-191.

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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New York