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Auction archive: Lot number 128

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

ANTIQUITIES
9 Dec 2008
Estimate
US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:
US$6,875
Auction archive: Lot number 128

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

ANTIQUITIES
9 Dec 2008
Estimate
US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:
US$6,875
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C. Cast with a flaring extension, the handle terminating in a stylized animal head, perhaps a ram, the reverse engraved with four figures engaged in a Sacra Conversazione , Castor and Pollux on the far left and right, wearing short belted chitons and characteristic Phrygian caps, the central female, perhaps Menerva, wearing a headcloth and a long chiton, a nude male to the right in contrapposto, with long hair, all three male figures wearing high-laced sandals, the outer figures resting their elbows on Ionic columns framing the scene, the pediment of a building visible in the background, enclosed within a band of guilloche 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm) high

Auction archive: Lot number 128
Auction:
Datum:
9 Dec 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C. Cast with a flaring extension, the handle terminating in a stylized animal head, perhaps a ram, the reverse engraved with four figures engaged in a Sacra Conversazione , Castor and Pollux on the far left and right, wearing short belted chitons and characteristic Phrygian caps, the central female, perhaps Menerva, wearing a headcloth and a long chiton, a nude male to the right in contrapposto, with long hair, all three male figures wearing high-laced sandals, the outer figures resting their elbows on Ionic columns framing the scene, the pediment of a building visible in the background, enclosed within a band of guilloche 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm) high

Auction archive: Lot number 128
Auction:
Datum:
9 Dec 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center
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