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Mirror: O.206-1946

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Maker(s)

Teh'e (Maker)

Description

Mirror made from bronze, inscribed with makers name (Teh'e). Around the central boss is a band of tail-less dragons, surmounted by a band of dragons, figures of men, and chariots. There is a band of inscription and a rim with dragons in light relief

Notes

History note: Bought from C. T. Loo 1933

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Late Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD).
Circa -0206 - 220 0220

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Relief

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.206-1946
Primary reference Number: 138315
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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