Mirror

Chinese
Sui dynasty
581–618 A.D.


Dimensions

Accession Number

20.727

Medium or Technique

Bronze; 8-character inscription and decoration of animals

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Purchased from the Estate of Okakura Kakuzo. Most likely purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in China in 1912, when he purchased many Chinese mirrors for the MFA.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund