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Auction archive: Lot number 281

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Antiquities
26 Apr 2012
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,804 - US$8,007
Price realised:
£6,250
ca. US$10,009
Auction archive: Lot number 281

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Antiquities
26 Apr 2012
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,804 - US$8,007
Price realised:
£6,250
ca. US$10,009
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. The reverse engraved with an armour-clad Orestes, with drawn sword, in the act of slaying his mother, Clytemnestra, crouching with her right hand stretched out to her son in supplication, with the snake-haired Nathum standing to the left, wearing short tunic with a snake wrapped around his arm, its head grasped in his left hand, to the right a trailing vine, the handle with acanthus leaf terminal, ribbed shaft and horse head finial 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long

Auction archive: Lot number 281
Auction:
Datum:
26 Apr 2012
Auction house:
Christie's
26 April 2012, London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. The reverse engraved with an armour-clad Orestes, with drawn sword, in the act of slaying his mother, Clytemnestra, crouching with her right hand stretched out to her son in supplication, with the snake-haired Nathum standing to the left, wearing short tunic with a snake wrapped around his arm, its head grasped in his left hand, to the right a trailing vine, the handle with acanthus leaf terminal, ribbed shaft and horse head finial 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long

Auction archive: Lot number 281
Auction:
Datum:
26 Apr 2012
Auction house:
Christie's
26 April 2012, London, South Kensington
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