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Object Number:C690
Current Location: China & Japan 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. The border has a design of birds, buds and butterflies while the center has a crane at the top and a pair of parrots at the bottom. There are mythical animals at the left and right.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1955. "Significant Patterns on Chinese Bronze Mirrors". Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America. New York. University of Hawai'i Press. Vol. 9. pg. 43-62 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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