Nike Driving Chariot with Horses Bronze Sculpture Figurine Figure Decor

$699.00
SKU: YDZ-128

Condition: This sculpture is in a perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 10" X Width 14"
Marble Dimensions:10.5" X 5.5"
Height without base:9"
Weight:22 LBS
Inventory:23YDZ12813032
Original or Reproduction: Original

In the realm of Greek mythology, Nike stood as the Goddess of Victory, and her embodiment in art and sculpture is exemplified by the Nike of Samothrace. Discovered in 1863, this masterpiece is believed to have been crafted around 200-190 BCE and stands at an impressive 8 feet (2.44 meters) in height. The sculpture is not only a tribute to the goddess Nike but also commemorates a significant sea battle. With a commanding presence, it radiates a sense of action, triumph, and the artful portrayal of flowing drapery—a representation of the Greeks' ideal beauty standards. Nike's parentage includes the Titan Pallas and the Oceanic Styx, and her pivotal role in aiding Zeus during the battle between the Olympians and the Titans solidified her status as a symbol of victory across various aspects of ancient Greek life, including military endeavors, athletics, and competitions. The Nike of Samothrace captures the essence of this victory, with its dynamic composition and artful depiction of Nike's flowing garments. Crafted using the revered lost wax method, this sculpture bears the signature of the artist Milo, a mark of authenticity and dedication to quality. Mounted on a sleek black marble base, the sculpture not only pays homage to ancient Greek mythology but also serves as a timeless piece of art that transcends the boundaries of time and culture. As an iconic representation of victory and idealized beauty, the Nike of Samothrace stands as a testament to the enduring influence of Greek mythology in the world of art and sculpture.

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