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Victory standing on a column

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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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 070.

Dimensions

Height: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.150

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture