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Mirror with concentric circles, arcs and inscription

Inscription

Refine the copper to be pure and bright. Make it into a mirror to receive rightful decor: May it extend your life and remove misfortunes! [You are] coeval with the heaven above.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Western Han dynasty, 1st century BC

Accession Number

07.179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork