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Mirror with the Character "Mountain" in the Four Directions


Description Provenance Credit
Description This mirror is decorated with four images of the characeter "shan" or mountain arranged so that they mark the four cardinal directions. The background is decorated with stylized cloud forms.
Provenance Laurance and Isabel Roberts, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1995, by gift.
Credit Gift of Isabel and Laurence Roberts, 1995

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Period
4th-3rd century BC
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2884
Measurements
Diam: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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