Lot 72

A Scythian bronze hand mirror, 5th century B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A94kua | Live auction | 479 Lots


Round mirror surface with a solid rim of triangular cross-section on the underside. Both surfaces formerly polished. At the bottom, a round-barred style attached to both sides, which at one end merges into two sheet metal lobes soldered to the mirror surfaces at the rim. At the other end a sculpted ram's head. Length 26 cm. Surface partially with light corrosion, oxide deposits and incrustations.

Provenance: Eastern German private collection.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

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