London, South Kensington
14 October 1999
A Khorassan bronze circular mirror made for the Chinese market
decorated with two Anatolian style human-headed mythical animals among interlacing foliage, within a continuous band of kufic inscriptions -- 4.in (10.8cm) diam, 11th/12th Century, (old wear).
See Colour Plate 3.
See Islamic Metalwork, Rachel ward, page 30 for similar example.
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