Historical period(s)
Kofun (Tumulus) period, 4th-5th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Diam x D: 21.3 x 1.5 cm (8 3/8 x 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.2a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Mirror
Type

Mirror

Keywords
casting, inscription, Japan, Kofun (Tumulus) Period (250 - 552 CE)
Provenance

To 1906
Harashima, Kobe, Japan, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Harashima in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Harashima (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum