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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.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for condition
12/31/1969Treatmentother; repaired; stabilized
8/27/1976Treatmentother
3/17/1980Examinationexamined for technical study; x-ray
7/20/1992Treatmentother
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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Period
3rd century BCE or modern (Hellenistic or modern)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.105
Measurements
H: 13 9/16 x Diam: 7 5/16 in. (34.4 x 18.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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