China, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / Mirror with T L V, Divinity and Divine Animal Design / 206-100 BCChina, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Mirror with T L V, Divinity and Divine Animal Design
206-100 BC

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Name-CRT: China, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Title: Mirror with T L V, Divinity and Divine Animal Design
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -20
Creation End Date: -10
Creation Date: 206-100 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: Diameter: 14.3cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1995.296
Credit Line: Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee
Provenance: Thomas and Martha Carter, Madison, WI
Style or Period: Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Context: TLV MirrorChina, Eastern Han dynasty, ad 25-220CMA 1995.296[Not in catalogue]The mirror was cast in a ceramic mold. The center knob and nipples were polished with a bow drill, the raised flat areas of decoration were polished and a chisel was used to smooth the square channel. The mirror was broken into five pieces that are now joined with lead tin solder. Dirt was applied to hide the joins.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1995.296
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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