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Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene
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Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene

Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The handle of this mirror is cast as a female figure with bracelets, armband, and necklace. She holds an object in her right hand, her arm is bent, and her outstretched wings curve around the mirror. There is an engraved scene on the reverse of the mirror, depicting a warrior and a woman standing before a building, with a man and woman at the sides.The authenticity of this piece has been questioned.
Date Description Narrative
Examinationexamined for condition
Treatmentother; repaired; stabilized
3/17/1980Examinationexamined for technical study; x-ray
10/19/2017Examinationexamined for condition; repaired; stabilized; x-ray
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection (?), Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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3rd century BCE or modern (Hellenistic or modern)
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H: 13 9/16 x Diam: 7 5/16 in. (34.4 x 18.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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