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Mirror separated from cover (99.492b). Mirror, which is the box itself. The edge and under surface are decorated with concentric circles.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens 1899.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 360; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.492a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical