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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    A ROMAN BRONZE MIRROR

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BRONZE MIRROR
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Composed of two disks hinged together, the interior of each plated for reflection, the exterior with a series of concentric lathe-turned rings, both disks with an arching handle looped on each end through a plate, the plates on one side in the form of female heads with center parted hair
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection.
    Anonymous sale; François de Ricqlès, Drouot-Richelieu, 30 September 1999, lot 712.