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Auction archive: Lot number 107

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Antiquities
5 Jun 2014
Estimate
US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:
US$10,000
Auction archive: Lot number 107

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR

Antiquities
5 Jun 2014
Estimate
US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:
US$10,000
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. The cast circular disk with a tapering extension, the reverse engraved with a four-figure scene, perhaps the Dioscuroi and two attendants, engaged in a sacra conversazione , all wearing Phrygian caps, one figure to the left facing right, depicted nude but for a mantle tied at his neck and boots, the other three figures facing him, the two at the center each clad in a long chiton, that to the right with his torso nude, a mantle draped around his waist and legs, an architectural setting behind with a triangular pediment, a lotus bud at the base of the handle; the reverse of the handle with a palmette 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 107
Auction:
Datum:
5 Jun 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
5 June 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE MIRROR CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. The cast circular disk with a tapering extension, the reverse engraved with a four-figure scene, perhaps the Dioscuroi and two attendants, engaged in a sacra conversazione , all wearing Phrygian caps, one figure to the left facing right, depicted nude but for a mantle tied at his neck and boots, the other three figures facing him, the two at the center each clad in a long chiton, that to the right with his torso nude, a mantle draped around his waist and legs, an architectural setting behind with a triangular pediment, a lotus bud at the base of the handle; the reverse of the handle with a palmette 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 107
Auction:
Datum:
5 Jun 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
5 June 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center
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