Mirror cover

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 400 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 360; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.492b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Cover separated from mirror (99.492a). Cover, with a rope pattern encircling the top, within which are groups of concentric circles. Light green patina and encrusted earth.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens 1899.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund