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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: mirror

Description

One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded two concentric rings of moulded patterns. Inner ring presents animals and fruit in high relief. Outer ring presents Chinese characters. Narrow bevelled outer rim presents three incised characters 金城記 that mean 'golden city record'. The last sign is a signature.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

89x11mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.445

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Period

Tang Dynasty (618-907AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: mirror,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/818.