Celtic Desborough mirror by Unknown Artist

Kidney form mirror, engraved on the back with scroll-pattern and basket-pattern.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
35 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£225 ( Total: £225)
Acquired in:
1924

The excellent condition suggests it was buried with the owner and not thrown away.

Provenance

Found at Desborough in 1908.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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