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Chinese bronze mirror with an interlaced design

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An image of Mirror made from bronze, of a glossy dark colour. Flanged edge, with mouth border. A wide band of much conventionalised dragons scrolled and intertwined, and a interlaced design on a diamond and spiral background. Inside is another smooth band, a hatched area, and the central boss-like loop for the cord. Bronze, diameter 18.3 cm. Chinese Period of the Warring States (481-221 BC).

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Mirror made from bronze, of a glossy dark colour. Flanged edge, with mouth border. A wide band of much conventionalised dragons scrolled and intertwined, and a interlaced design on a diamond and spiral background. Inside is another smooth band, a hatched area, and the central boss-like loop for the cord. Bronze, diameter 18.3 cm. Chinese Period of the Warring States (481-221 BC).

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  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Mark Box
  • Image height: 997 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 961.34kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2012:01:10 15:39:44

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BC bronze Chinese circular dragons Fitz_AA interlace interlaced interlacing intertwined mirror Period of the Warring States round

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