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Roman Bronze Hand Mirror with Beautiful Patina, circa 1st Century

$2,800

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A simple and elegant Roman bronze hand mirror, late Republic Period, circa 1st century, Italy. The bronze mirror of simple form. The round face with a pierced border design. The openwork handle of twisted form, lending an air of elegance to the simple mirror. The bronze with a beautiful patina of brown-red cuprite with areas of vivid green malachite. Measurements of mirror only: H 9.5", D 4.75".

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.75 in. (29.85 cm)Width: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastBronze
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1st Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. With minor loss to one section of the rim. The handle reattached. Encrusted patina.
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU894718442932

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Austin, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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Located in Austin, TX

Founded in 2001, Lotus Gallery offers a carefully curated selection of furniture, jewelry, sculpture and works of art spanning millennia, continents and cultures. Although it seeks out beauty in all its forms, they specialize in Asian antiquities, especially Chinese pieces from the Han and Tang dynasties and chinoiserie. Based in Austi...

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