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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.58
Title
Circular Mirror with Decoration of Two Stylized Dragons, Two Stylized Tigers, and Four Florets
Classification
Mirrors
Work Type
mirror
Date
1st-early 3rd century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Han dynasty, Western Han period, 206 BCE-9 CE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203873
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast bronze
Dimensions
Diam. 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Gift
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.58
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jaime Jouris, "Chinese Black Bronze Mirrors: A Preliminary Examination" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, May 1991), Unpublished, passim

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