Mirror: Band of molding on the (edge of the) disc; on the reverse side, engraved concentric circles. Cover: Concentric moldings on the inside; exterior undecorated. Deep, olive green patina with some encrustation and small areas of lighter green.
By date unknown: Miss Catharine M. Peacock Collection (said to have been excavated in London during the 19th century); gift of Miss Catharine M. Peacock to MFA, June 3, 1948
Gift of Miss Catharine M. Peacock
Roman, Roman Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 400; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).
Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique