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Mirror with arcs and four characters

Chinese
Eastern Han dynasty
A.D. 25–220


Dimensions

Diameter 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.), Weight 673 gm (1.48 lb.)

Accession Number

07.144

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

Chang yi zi sun 'May [the mirror] be forever cherished by your sons and grandsons'
長宜子孫

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. Okakura in China

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund