About this artwork
Swans, which appear on the underside of this dish, are often included in romantic or erotic compositions. Their portrayal on this dish may be an allusion to the allure of cosmetics.
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- Ancient and Byzantine Art
- Ancient Egyptian
- Cosmetic Saucer Decorated with Swans
- 7.7 × 7.2 × 1.6 cm (3 1/16 × 2 13/16 × 5/8 in.)
- Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Norman W. Harris