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Lobed mirror with a dragon and clouds
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Lobed mirror with a dragon and clouds

Lobed mirror with a dragon and clouds

Medium:
Cast bronze
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 21.5 x 1.2 cm (8 7/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Mirror
Origin:
China
Topic:
dragon, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), casting, China, bronze, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
On View:
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
Date:
first half of the 8th century
Period:
Mid-Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1938.8
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1938 R.A. Bidwell, Springfield, Massachusetts. [1] From 1938 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from R.A. Bidwell, Springfield, Massachusetts. [2] Notes: [1] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office. [2] See note 1.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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