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A RARE AND LARGE BRONZE 'SIX MOUNTAIN' MIRROR
A RARE AND LARGE BRONZE 'SIX MOUNTAIN' MIRROR

LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC

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A RARE AND LARGE BRONZE 'SIX MOUNTAIN' MIRROR
LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
The mirror is crisply cast with a ribbed loop surrounded by a circular border and five feathers enclosed within the six-pointed star created by the connected inner edges of the six shan, ‘mountain’, characters, all reserved on a ground of swirl pattern, with thin upward-curved rim. The bronze has a silvery grey, lacquer-like patina with some malachite and azurite encrustations.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam., box
Provenance
A Canadian Private Collection, acquired in Hong Kong in 1996

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Marco Almeida (安偉達)
Marco Almeida (安偉達) SVP, Senior International Specialist, Head of Department

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