Hot Cast Hand Made by Lost Wax Method Nike Bronze Sculpture Statue Sale

EuropeanBronzeSKU: XN-0758

Sale price$549.00$274.50
50% off


Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 18" X Width 10"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 7"

Height without base:17"
Weight:17 LBS

The replica of the Winged Nike of Samothrace, cast in bronze, pays homage to one of the most iconic and revered sculptures of antiquity. The original marble statue was discovered on the island of Samothrace in 1863 and is celebrated for its exquisite beauty and significance. In Greek mythology, Nike, also known as the Winged Goddess of Victory, symbolized triumph in both warfare and contests. She often stood alongside deities like Zeus, Athena, and Ares as a war goddess and was renowned for adorning victors with wreaths and sashes in contests.

This bronze reproduction captures the essence of the original masterpiece, even though the original statue is significantly damaged, missing its head and outstretched arms. Created by an unknown sculptor of Rhodian origin, the original piece is believed to date back to the period between 220-190 BCE, during the Hellenistic era. This archaic duplicate allows enthusiasts of Greek mythology and art to appreciate the enduring beauty and symbolism of Nike on a daily basis. Crafted using the lost-wax method, the goddess retains her original likeness and is adorned with a brown patina finish. She stands gracefully on a black marble base, bearing the artist Milo's signature.

Whether displayed as a symbol of victory, a testament to Greek mythology, or simply as an exquisite work of art, this bronze replica of the Winged Nike of Samothrace serves as a timeless and captivating addition to any art collection or living space. Its enduring appeal and historical significance make it a cherished piece for art enthusiasts and admirers of ancient culture alike.

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