Ancient Chinese Bronze Mirror Tang Dynasty 618-907 AD - For Sale

Ancient Chinese Bronze Mirror Tang Dynasty 618-907 AD
Price: $1250.00


Authentic ancient Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.), silvery bronze mirror of square form decorated in floral sprays pattern, set with a central knob for a silk cord suspension.

The reverse of the mirror is with traces of a fabric pattern impression on the silvered background, in which the mirror was wrapped over one thousand year ago. (Please see the close up picture).

DIMENSIONS: 14.3 cm x 13.8 cm (5 5/8 in x 5 3/8 in).

WEIGHT: 216.7 grams.

CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, showing its age and usage with beautiful grey patina with mottled green spots, usual chipping on the rim, otherwise intact.

REFERENCES:

1. Chinese Bronze Mirrors by Roger Keverne.

2. Bronze Mirrors from Ancient China by Donald H. Graham.

3. Circles of reflection: the Carter collection of Chinese bronze mirrors.

4. Masterpieces of Chinese Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum, published by the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan.


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Hundred and One Antiques
251 Laurier Avenue West suite 900
Ottawa
Ontario-K1P5J6
Canada
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