Nike Fixing Her Sandal (reduction) - Item #8
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
15 Inches High x 9 Inches Wide x 2 Inches Deep
Relief figure of a Nike, the personification of Victory, from the balustrade round the Temple of Athena Nike in Athens. The balustrade was added to the temple during a brief period of peace in 408 B.C.E. Here one of the goddesses of victory is seen gracefully bending down to fasten a loosened sandal as she walks.
Museum: Acropolis Museum, Makriyianni, Athens
Origin: The Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Time Period: Greek, 408 B.C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 8052