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Cameo with Victory holding a wreath and a palm frond

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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...

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Provenance

By date unknown: C. Wissmann Collection (according to TMS archival card: Buffum Collection); April 1, 1902: gift of Miss C. Wissmann to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. Wissmann

Roman, Early Imperial Period, late 1st century B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm (1/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.276

Medium or Technique

Glass (paste)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos