Mirror - 930.21.156_1

930.21.156_1

Mirror

Medium:Cast bronze
Geography: Reportedly from western Henan province, China
Date: 475-221 BC
Period: Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period
Dimensions:
11.1 cm
Object number: 930.21.156
Credit Line: Bishop William C. White Collection
Not on view
DescriptionRound mirror with concave rim on inner edge and narrow flat edge. Small fluted loop framed by concave square band and narrow outline with raised edge.  Main decorative zone of 4 concave diamond lozenges, intercepted by 4 concave V's at long ends, forming two zig-zag stars of 4 points, surrounding centre square.  Background of commas of parallel lines. 
Collection:
China
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