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Mirror, ca. 200

  • Chinese

Copper alloy

  • Overall: 7 1/2 × 3/8 inches (19.1 × 1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund


(Yamanaka & Co., Ltd. [1895-1944], New York, New York, USA)

1942-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 23 (1944): p. 61 (ill.). Plumer, James Marshall. "The Chinese Bronze Mirror: Two Instruments in One,” The Art Quarterly, vol. 7, no. 2 (Spring 1944): pp. 90-108, p.95 (ill.). Pear, L. M. The Pewabic Pottery. Des Moines: 1976, p. 92, (fig. 152) (ill.).

Chinese, Mirror, ca. 200, copper alloy. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 42.118.