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Object Timeline

1996

  • Work on this object began.

2013

2014

  • We acquired this object.

2021

  • You found it!

Temple of Nike Apteros Architectural Model

This is a Architectural model. It is dated designed 1996; executed 2005 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is various woods,including carved and joined mahogany (base, architrave and roof), carved cherry (walls and capitals), turned fir (columns), all finished with an oil stain and beeswax polish. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw and Clare E. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

  • Drawing, Corinthian Capital
  • pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper, lined .
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-3388

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 35.6 x 28.6 x 40.6 cm (14 in. x 11 1/4 in. x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Temple of Nike Apteros Architectural Model; USA; various woods,including carved and joined mahogany (base, architrave and roof), carved cherry (walls and capitals), turned fir (columns), all finished with an oil stain and beeswax polish; H x W x D: 35.6 x 28.6 x 40.6 cm (14 in. x 11 1/4 in. x 16 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2014-39-4

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