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Box Mirror with Modern Relief Protome

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Object Details

Title:

Box Mirror with Modern Relief Protome

Artists/Makers:
Culture:

Greek

Place:

Mirror: Greece (Place Created)

Date:

mirror 4th century B.C.; relief protome 1930 A.D.

Medium:

Bronze

Object Number:

85.AC.87

Dimensions:

15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1930 -

Private Collection (London, England)

- 1982

Private Collection [sold, Christie's, London, December 16, 1982, lot 266.]

by 1984 - 1985

Robin Symes, Limited, Founded 1977, dissolved 2005, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1985.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Christie's, London. Fine Antiquities. December 16, 1982, p. 48, lot 266, ill.

Robin Symes advertisement. Apollo 119, no. 264 (February 1984), pp. 48-49, ill.

"Acquisitions/1985." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 14 (1986), p. 186, no. 17.

Schwarzmaier, Agnes. Griechische Klappspiegel: Untersuchungen zu Typologie und Stil. Athener Mitteilungen, 18. Beiheft. (Berlin : W. de Gruyter, 1997), p. 352, cat. no. 295.

Scott, David A. Copper and Bronze in Art: Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation (Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2002), pp. 22-24, fig. 1.2.