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Octagonal mirror with animals, flowerets, and floral scrolls
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Octagonal mirror with animals, flowerets, and floral scrolls

Medium:
Cast bronze and applied gold plaque with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 5.6 x 0.8 cm (2 3/16 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Mirror
Origin:
China
Topic:
animal, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), casting, China, Chinese Art, repousse, chasing, punching
Credit Line:
Purchase
On View:
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
Date:
late 7th–first half of the 8th century
Period:
Early or mid-Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1935.6a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
From at least 1935 C. T. Loo & Co., New York from at least January 5, 1935 [1] From 1935 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo on February 2, 1935 [2] Notes: [1] See Approval Memo, with a handwritten note: "Brought in by C. T. Loo's nephew," dated January 5, 1935, copy in object file. [2] See C. T. Loo's invoice dated February 2, 1935, copy in object file.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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