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On the reverse of the mirror: In the center, a satyr, nude except for his shoes, dances to the right. Beside him is a bell krater and a thyrsos with fillets appears at the left. Two ivy or vine plants enframe the composition. Palmette and fillet tied in a circle below. The handle is missing,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, about 300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 384.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7525

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical