Ancient Etruscan Bronze Mirror circa 4th –2nd Century BC Pre-Roman Italy
An ancient Etruscan Etruria (Italy) circa 350–200 B.C. cast bronze hand mirror of a circular disk form with a slight concave on the reverse side with a pronounced two- stage lip engraved with concentric circles and incised with a continuous groove around the rim and adorned with engraved lobed rosette of stylized flower form.The integral handle is in typical Etruscan form of tapering stem form with a concave-sided extension and adorned with an engraved design.
This mirror is smaller than other Etruscan mirrors, so it is possible that this is a very rare example of an Etruscan mirror specially made for a young person most likely a teenager or an older child.
Overall length: 18 cm (7.09 inches)
Diameter of the disk: 9cm (3.54 inches)
WEIGHT: 93 grams
CONDITION: Showing age and usage, the surface of the mirror has a dark brown and green patina, and the circular face of the mirror is damaged.
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