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Lobed mirror with birds, animals, and floral scrolls
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Lobed mirror with birds, animals, and floral scrolls

Lobed mirror with birds, animals, and floral scrolls

Medium:
Cast bronze and applied silver plaque with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 24.7 x 1.6 cm (9 3/4 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Mirror
Origin:
China
Topic:
flower, phoenix, lion, horse, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), casting, China, Chinese Art, gilding, 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:
F1954.22
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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