25 September 2020
A SMALL BRONZE MIRROR
EASTERN HAN DYNASTY (AD 25-220)
The cental knob is encircled by four seated deities flanked by beasts, all cast in high relief within a band of plain semi-circles alternating with rectangles, each enclosing a character, below an inscription and a band of scrolls on the rim.
3 ¾ in. (9 cm.) diam.
Acquired in Hong Kong, 1992.
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