Mirror with handle with winged couple
about 450 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 356; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).
Length: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
The handle of the mirror takes the form of a winged youth and a winged maiden playing an unidentified finger game. Rough dark and light green patina, with areas of blue.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Athens, but whether found there not stated.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896
Catharine Page Perkins Fund