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Mirror

Object Number:
29-25-3B
Current Location:
China Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Tang Dynasty
Date Made:
Tang Dynasty
Early Date:
618
Late Date:
906
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silver
Bronze
Technique:
Repousee
Iconography:
Lions
Description:
Mirror. Silver and bronze. Back ornamented with sheet of silver repousse work set in, with high bronze rim.
Formerly C 720
1948 examination by E. Parkinson determined silver inset is old, but bronze is probably recent casting.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase
Other Number:
C 720   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)
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Silk Road Highlights Supplement (10 Feb 2011)
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