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Object Number:29-25-5
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Western Han Dynasty
Date Made: Western Han Dynasty
Early Date: -206
Late Date: 9
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Iconography:Dragon
Outside Diameter:15.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929
Other Number:CS 8 - Other Number

Description

Bronze mirror with low flat rim and decoration in raised lines of bronze. It has nipple and geometric dragon motifs. It was broken into two pieces but has since been mended.

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. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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