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A bronze mirror with deities and mythical creatures


A bronze mirror with deities and mythical creatures


Lot-No. 731 | Proceeds: 1.200,00 €

China, Eastern Han-dynasty (25-220 AD). Partly green-greyish patinated and silvery polished bronze. Circular mirror with relief decoration. In the centre a large motif with figures and mythical creatures. Framed by a border of seal script characters. The rim with foliage border. The specular side still well preserved. Diam. 15,5 cm. - Lit.: Ancient Bronze Mirrors from the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, 2005, pp. 172ff.

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