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Object Number: C99
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 1550-1644
Early Date: 1550
Late Date: 1644
Thickness: 3.5cm
Outside Diameter:34.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number17-1969-1 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
GETZ 120 - Other Number


Mirror. Cloisonne. Imperial with Phoenix bird. Circular shape with slightly concaved back presenting a pair of phoenix (feng-huang) birds flying midst peony flowers, the cloisons being pi?ked out in deep red, yellow, lapis blue, green and white enamels on a ground of turquoise blue, bordered by and centered with cloisonne lotus flower motifs; the ornamentation being completed by a gilt bronze phoenix bird knob.


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 166 Bottom rightView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quette, Beatrice. 2011. Cloisonne : Chinese enamels from the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. 337 p.: col. ill ; 30cm.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 120View Objects cited in this Publication

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