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Object Number:48-2-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1912
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:L-2-338 - Old Loan Number


Marriage mirror. Back shows a man and a woman, with three lucky symbols: a crane for Longevity, ingot of precious metal (the mirror-boss) for Wealth, and conventionalized books for Wisdom.


[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. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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