Bronze mirror. Reflecting surface with green patination, back of mirror highly decorated. The mirror is made from three pieces - a cast handle, the main mirror plate and a tubular binding strip around the edge. The pattern is very complex: a basic clover-leaf pattern is symmetrically repeated on the left- and right-hand side of the mirror. The pattern may have been laid out using a pair of compasses. Parts of the decoration are engraved, using a graver, with a basket-weave pattern and hatched texturing to make the pattern stand out.
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