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Octafoil 'Huzhou' mirror

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Inscription

10 character inscription: Huzhou zhen? shi jia nian er shu zhao zi 湖州真石家念二叔照子

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. Okakura in China

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Song dynasty, 960–1126

Dimensions

Diameter 15.3 cm (6 in.), Weight 217 gm (0.48 lb.)

Accession Number

07.223

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork