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LOT 0618

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 170
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 160 - 230

Sold for (Inc. bp): £112

Greek Amuletic Mirror Group

5th-3rd century BC

A group of three ceramic panels, two discoid and one trapezoidal, with inset bronze mirrored plates; one circular with running chevrons to the rim and the other with raised roundels; all pierced for suspension. 295 grams total, 95-145mm (3 3/4 - 5 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Mayfair lady; formerly in an important London collection formed since 1965.

Footnotes
These mirrors were supposed to hang up in the house to ward off evil spirits and deflect bad luck.