Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze mirror support

Period:
Archaic
Date:
1st quarter of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1098
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Bronze mirror supports in the form of male figures are rare, especially from mainland Greece.
Said to be from Greece

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 77, pp. 47-48, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 81, 223, pl. 63d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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