Mirror case with Dionysos, Eros and Pan

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


Dimensions

Diameter: 14.1cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2875a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold, Silver, relief applique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

On the cover, in high relief, Dionysos supported by Pan blowing pipes and Eros holding a torch. Remains of gilding. See 13.2860.

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