Mirror

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 393; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2887

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

A flat disc, without handle or decoration. Green patina, with heavy encrustation.

Provenance

About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912