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Mirror: O.18-2010

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Maker: Unknown

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Description

Circular bronze mirror of slight convex curvature with two beaded dragons, three-clawed, scaly, chasing flaming pearls, the plain central knob surrounded by a zone of rays or lotus petals, the decorated side showing brown metal and some dare patination. The mirror side bright green. Chinese, T’ang

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Prof. and Mrs Plesch OBE

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010-10-11) by Plesch, Prof. and Mrs

Dating

T’ang Dynasty (618-906)
618 CE - 907 CE

Materials used in production

The mirror side bright green. Bronze

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.18-2010
Primary reference Number: 186324
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Created: Wednesday 14 March 2012 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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