Earring with Pendant Nike

Object Details

Title:

Earring with Pendant Nike

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek

Place:

Eastern Mediterranean (?) Italy (?) (Place created)

Date:

late 3rd–early 2nd century B.C.

Medium:

Gold with glass

Object Number:

96.AM.159.2

Dimensions:

9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman

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Gold earrings with pendants in the form of a flying Nike holding a flaming torch. The pendant figure is suspended from a disk decorated with a central rosette set within leaves, surrounded by decorative borders. At the top of the rosette springs a flame-like palmette, from which the ear loop springs.

Related Works
Provenance
- 1990

Jean-Luc Chalmin, sold to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1990.

1990 - 1996

Barbara Fleischman

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and Lawrence Fleischman, American, 1925 - 1997, donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996.

Exhibitions
A Passion for Antiquities: Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman (October 13, 1994 to April 23, 1995)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 13, 1994 to January 15, 1995
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland), February 14 to April 23, 1995
Remembering Antiquity: The Ancient World Through Medieval Eyes (January 24 to May 28, 2017)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 24 to May 28, 2017
Bibliography

Ogden, Jack. Independent Art Research, Ltd., Report 90164. January 21, 1991, p. 2, ill.

True, Marion, and Kenneth Hamma, eds. A Passion For Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, exh. cat. (Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994), pp. 222-24, cat. no. 112.

"Museum Acquisitions Between July 1, 1996, and June 30, 1998." The Report of the J. Paul Getty Trust (1997-98), p. 69.

The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection (Los Angeles: 2002), p. 89.

The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection. Rev. ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010), p. 87.