Folding Bronze Mirror

NZD $5,450

SKU: folding mirror Categories: ,

Description

Solid bronze mirror composed of two disks hinged together; when
closed the two sides fit snugly together to protect the interior which
is plated for reflection; exterior of each with series of concentric
lathe-turned rings; each disk with an arching handle looped on
each end through a catch-plate in the form of a mask.
c. 1st Century A D
Length:  37 cms when open
Condition:  Excellent and complete.
cf. The Royal Ontario Museum, Greek, Roman, and Related Metalware,
pgs. 190-193, nos. 321-324. 4-1/8″D,
for  another example see: