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Auction archive: Lot number 252

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Auction 28.04.2004
28 Apr 2004
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,404 - US$9,007
Price realised:
£8,365
ca. US$15,070
Auction archive: Lot number 252

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Auction 28.04.2004
28 Apr 2004
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,404 - US$9,007
Price realised:
£8,365
ca. US$15,070
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. The reflecting surface with a tooled dotted border and an elaborate foliate motif at the junction of the handle, the reverse engraved with two standing youths, to the left a naked figure leaning on a thyrsos held in his right hand, a bone held in his raised left hand, an ivy wreath in his hair, looks back at the other youth, naked save for a chlamys and crested helmet, who stands leaning on spear in his right hand and circular shield resting on the ground in left hand, wavy foliage to either side and foliate device below 10¼ in. (26.3 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 252
Auction:
Datum:
28 Apr 2004
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. The reflecting surface with a tooled dotted border and an elaborate foliate motif at the junction of the handle, the reverse engraved with two standing youths, to the left a naked figure leaning on a thyrsos held in his right hand, a bone held in his raised left hand, an ivy wreath in his hair, looks back at the other youth, naked save for a chlamys and crested helmet, who stands leaning on spear in his right hand and circular shield resting on the ground in left hand, wavy foliage to either side and foliate device below 10¼ in. (26.3 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 252
Auction:
Datum:
28 Apr 2004
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
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