17 - 18 September 2015
A BRONZE CIRCULAR MIRROR
THREE KINGDOMS PERIOD (AD 220-265)
The central knob is surrounded by divinities and beasts within a band of half circles alternating with squares cast with characters, all encircled by a narrow hatchured border, a narrow inscription band and a band of clouds on the rim. The mirror has a blackish patina and some areas of milky green encrustation.
6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
Acquired in Tokyo, 1985.
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