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Object Number: C690
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Later Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 762
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze (uncertain)
Iconography:Bird
Flowers
Butterflies
Crane
Parrots
Mythological Animals
Eight Lobed Design
Credit Line:Gift of C. T. Loo, 1927

Description

Large eight lobed marriage mirror. On border design of birds, buds and butterflies. Center has a crane at top and pair of parrots at bottom. Mythical animals at left and right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 1955. Significant Patterns on Chinese Bronze Mirrors. Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America. 9: 43-62. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 12View Objects cited in this Publication

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