Animal-and-Grape Mirror

Animal-and-Grape Mirror

early 7th Century - early 10th Century

Bronze

Diameter: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.354

Description

The mirror was cast using lost-wax technology. Little finishing work is evident on the back. Extensive cracking, typical of high tin mirrors is evident.

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