Inscribed round mirror with stylized dragons and board game decoration

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Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, Probably late 3rd-early 2nd century B.C.E
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 0.6 x 11 cm (1/4 x 4 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Hunan province, probably Changsha
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.849
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Mirror
Type

Mirror

Keywords
casting, China, Paul Singer collection, Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum