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The Martelli Mirror  Possibly by Caradosso Foppa (1452-1527)  Italian (Milan); about 1495-1500  Bronze with gold and silver; diam. 17.3 cm

The Martelli Mirror Possibly by Caradosso Foppa (1452-1527) Italian (Milan); about 1495-1500 Bronze with gold and silver; diam. 17.3 cm

RARE MIRROR BOX. The lid is decorated with a wall depicting a young satyr naked face to the goddess Athena seated, draped, holding his shield (probable Athena and Marsyas representation). The interior has a radiant decoration on silver background. Handle removable suspension. Bronze and silver. Gaps. Greek Art, fourth century BC.

RARE MIRROR BOX. The lid is decorated with a wall depicting a young satyr naked face to the goddess Athena seated, draped, holding his shield (probable Athena and Marsyas representation). The interior has a radiant decoration on silver background. Handle removable suspension. Bronze and silver. Gaps. Greek Art, fourth century BC.

Bronze mirror inlaid with gold and silver, possibly by Cristoforo Foppa, known as Caradosso, Mantua or Milan, Italy, about 1495-1500. Museum no. 8717:1-1863, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Bronze mirror inlaid with gold and silver, possibly by Cristoforo Foppa, known as Caradosso, Mantua or Milan, Italy, about 1495-1500. Museum no. 8717:1-1863, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Valve of a Mirror Case Date: 1180–1200 Culture: British Medium: Bronze gilt Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (0.9 x 11.1 cm) The only known surviving element from a Romanesque mirror case, this valve was originally slotted and joined by a clasp to a matching one. Mirrors of polished silver were fitted into the inner facings.  foliate lugs and attached rings are modern additions.

Valve of a Mirror Case Date: 1180–1200 Culture: British Medium: Bronze gilt Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (0.9 x 11.1 cm) The only known surviving element from a Romanesque mirror case, this valve was originally slotted and joined by a clasp to a matching one. Mirrors of polished silver were fitted into the inner facings. foliate lugs and attached rings are modern additions.

Bronze mirror, made in Iran in the 13th century. The inscription reads: “Glory, longevity, power, splendor, honor, praise, beatitude, eminence, sovereignty, increase, might, grace - given to the owner forever”.

Bronze mirror, made in Iran in the 13th century. The inscription reads: “Glory, longevity, power, splendor, honor, praise, beatitude, eminence, sovereignty, increase, might, grace - given to the owner forever”.

The reverse side of a Celtic bronze mirror from Desborough, Northants, England, showing the development of the spiral and trumpet decorative theme of the Early Celtic La Tène style in Britain. Date: 50 BC - AD 50. 36 cm diameter. Romano-Celtic mirror.

The reverse side of a Celtic bronze mirror from Desborough, Northants, England, showing the development of the spiral and trumpet decorative theme of the Early Celtic La Tène style in Britain. Date: 50 BC - AD 50. 36 cm diameter. Romano-Celtic mirror.

Bronze mirror with Eos and Kephalos in relief  Found at Locri, Italy About 300-200 BC

Bronze mirror with Eos and Kephalos in relief Found at Locri, Italy About 300-200 BC

Mirror with Support in the Form of a Draped Woman | Greek, Argive | mid-5th century B.C. | Medium: Bronze | One Met. Many Worlds. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mirror with Support in the Form of a Draped Woman | Greek, Argive | mid-5th century B.C. | Medium: Bronze | One Met. Many Worlds. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Virgin and Child with angels and music-making putti | Robbia, Luca della | V Search the Collections #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Virgin and Child with angels and music-making putti

Virgin and Child with angels and music-making putti | Robbia, Luca della | V Search the Collections #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

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