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ROMAN LARGE BRONZE MIRROR
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Ca. 100-300 AD A bronze mirror with discoid form, decoration with dotted, linear pattern, with a flattened, rectangular-projecting handle featuring a rounded end. Mirrors such as these were important luxury items in the Roman world. These items were predominately owned by elite women who would have used them in order to aid or check the application of cosmetics.For similar see:G. Lloyd-Morgan, 'The antecedents and development of the Roman hand mirror', in H. M. Blake, T. W. Potter and D. B. Whitehouse (eds). Size: L:352mm / W:213mm ; 325g Provenance: Private UK collection; From an old Oxford collection formed in the 1990s.
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ROMAN LARGE BRONZE MIRROR

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
May 14, 2022
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0169: ROMAN LARGE BRONZE MIRROR

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Ca. 100-300 AD A bronze mirror with discoid form, decoration with dotted, linear pattern, with a flattened, rectangular-projecting handle featuring a rounded end. Mirrors such as these were important luxury items in the Roman world. These items were predominately owned by elite women who would have used them in order to aid or check the application of cosmetics.For similar see:G. Lloyd-Morgan, 'The antecedents and development of the Roman hand mirror', in H. M. Blake, T. W. Potter and D. B. Whitehouse (eds). Size: L:352mm / W:213mm ; 325g Provenance: Private UK collection; From an old Oxford collection formed in the 1990s.

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