Mirror handle

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 370; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7494c

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Mirror handle separated from cover (01.7494a) and mirror (01.7494b). The handle has been reshaped with a bar across the bottom. Dark green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in England from a Greek dealer. I heard of it subsequently in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution