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Vase in the Form of Nike
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Vase in the Form of Nike


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Description The perfume vessel, which was suspended from a cord, is shaped like a flying Nike, personification of victory. Her active pose and agitated, wind-blown drapery demonstrate the highly decorative tastes of the early 4th century.
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, June 1949, pt. III, lot 18; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
4th century BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2022
Measurements
6 7/8 x 4 9/16 x 2 3/16 in. (17.5 x 11.7 x 5.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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