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|Date Made:||Tang Dynasty|
|Credit Line:||Museum Purchase, 1929|
|Other Number:||C 720 - Other Number|
Silver and bronze mirror. The back is inlaid with a repousse sheet of silver, set into a heavy eight lobed bronze mirror. The main design is of six cavorting lions enclosed by tendrils. There is a larger lion for the knob. The ring is a matted and stamped background. The silver inset is old but bronze may be a recent casting.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Silk Road Highlights Supplement (10 Feb 2011)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] 1938. Chinese bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906) : an exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 246||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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