Mirror with Four Spirits

Mirror with Four Spirits

589-618

Bronze

Diameter: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.339

Description

Inscription: The immortal peaks rise as twins. The wise river now has a rival. Morning flowers are made bright and charming. At night, its light reflects the moon. The dragon coils around the jade disc. A pair of fabulous birds dance in harmony. It is said the Renshou era Was when the war began to end.

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