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Xingyun (star and cloud) mirror

Details

Artist

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Title

Xingyun (star and cloud) mirror

Date

Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 24)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

D: 15.9 cm.

Reference

CVCSC 0394.A

Collection

Chinese

Status

On Display

This mirror is particularly striking for the contrast of bright silvery-white details against a black background, with the...

Xingyun (star and cloud) mirror Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) © Compton Verney