University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-25-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
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. Decoration in raised lines of bronze. Nipple and geometric dragon motifs. Broken into two pieces.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 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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